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Unusual pond sliders that are found in large numbers in the lake Kournas, you can not only take pictures but also hold in your arms.
How to see pond sliders on Crete
On the Kournas lake you can find many pond sliders. They are famous for the red spots near the eyes, because of what the turtle looks very unusual.

You can reach the habitat of these turtles in a boat, a catamaran or kayak. As a rule, many people want to look at the turtles, so, if you dont want to get lost in the crowd, go to the eastern part of the Kournas lake - there are a lot of turtles here, and few people.

They swim in large groups, and they are not afraid of people. When they come close to the boat, you can touch them, and if you meet friendly turtle, you can even hold it in your arms :)

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#1Kournas lake on CreteKournas lake

Beautiful freshwater lake surrounded by a mountain landscape, creating a special atmosphere of seclusion and isolation from the rest of the world.

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