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Western pond turtle (Clemmys marmorata) hatching out of its egg in the Columbia River Gorge, Washington. The species, once collected for the pet trade, now faces the biggest threat from habitat loss. (Photo: © Michael Durham/naturepl.com)

Western pond turtle (Clemmys marmorata) hatching out of its egg. Columbia River Gorge, Washington USA. Temporarily captive/controlled conditions. August 2003.

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