Scientific Name: Chelonoidis denticulata

Found In: tropical evergreen and deciduous rainforests in South America

Size: Adults average 8 – 12 inches up to 18 inches in length

Diet: Omnivore: leaves, vines, roots, bark, fruits, flowers, fungi, insects, snails and carrion

Threat Level: Vulnerable, hunting is a major threat to this species

Facts: This species is the largest found on the mainland of South America.

yellow footed turtle