Rio Grande Cooter
Pseudemys gorzugi


DISTRIBUTION: In our region, Pseudemys gorzugi occurs along the Rio Grande River in Texas from Brownsville northward into Val Verde and Terrel Counties. There is also an isolated population along the Pecos River drainage in far west Texas and into Eddy and Chaves Counties of New Mexico.

LEGAL STATUS: Pseudemys gorzugi is listed as Threatened by the State of New Mexico.

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