15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

This species of jabuti is common in much of Brazil and South America; its name, derived from the tupi, means "who eats little red", due to the red scales on the head and the paws.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: RondonĂ³polis, Brazil
Camera: COOLPIX L330
Copyright: © Fabio Gomes