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Biology of the Hicatee: A Critically Endangered River Turtle of Belize

December 18, 2015

The hicatee (Dermatemys mawii) is a Central American river turtle and one of the 25 most endangered turtle species in the world. Over-hunting for meat, eggs, and shells is driving the turtles toward extinction. This 3-page fact sheet about the ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Tags: Belize, Frank J. Mazzotti, Nathan Schwartz, Rebecca G. Harvey, Turtles, Venetia Briggs-Gonzales, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation Department

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