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Matamata Turtle (Chelus fimbriata)

By Brock Yates

Description of the Matamata Turtle The matamata turtle may not be the cutest turtle but it certainly comes with unique attributes that are fascinating to say the least. First, it is a rugged turtle whose carapace looks like a bark with a neck that resembles a leaf. Its neck is much longer than its vertebrae. […]

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Eastern Snake Necked Turtle (Chelodina longicollis)

By Brock Yates

Eastern Snake-necked Turtle Care Sheet The eastern snake-necked turtle is a popular turtle species kept as pets especially in Australia where the species is endemic to. This fascinating and peculiar looking turtle can grow up to a foot in carapace length and has a long winding neck (which gives this species their common name). While […]

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Snake Necked Turtles

By Brock Yates

The Snake necked turtle is a common name attributed to many species of turtles with their strikingly long necks inspiring their name and popularity. Their biological classification is complex and evolving with new discoveries and methods. Snake Necked Turtles Facts and Information The way they withdraw their long necks by bending it sideways in front […]

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Pink Belly Sideneck Turtle (Red Belly Sideneck Turtle)

By Brock Yates

Originally found in Papua New Guinea and Australia, this turtle also goes by the name of Red Belly Sideneck Turtle. Recommended Products ZooMed ReptiTherm Under Tank Heater (30 – 40 Gallons) Zoo Med Heat and UVB Basking Spot Lamp and Reptile Florescent Combo Pack Pink Belly Sideneck Turtle Facts As the name suggests, the species […]