Pelusios sinuatus — Serrated Hinged Terrapin
Some other names for this species:
East African Serrated Mud Turtle
Finch Hatton's tented camp is located around a series of ponds at the west edge of Tsavo West National Park. Within the ponds dwell hippos and crocodiles, as well as a good number of these largish aquatic turtles. As you can see in the second picture, they didn't distinguish between perching on rocks, logs, or hippo heads.
- Ernst, C. H., Barbour, R. W. 1989. Turtles of the World
- Obst, F. J., Richter, K., Jacob, U. 1988. The Completely Illustrated Atlas of Reptiles and Amphibians for the Terrarium
- Spawls, S., Howell, K., Drewes, R., Ashe, J. 2002. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa