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"Snake-necked" turtles lead an aquatic life and only leave the water for laying eggs or to sunbath. They snap their prey, predominantly fi shes, as a whole and suck them into their mouth by applying underpressure.
Status according to Red List: not evaluated
|Classification||Order chelonians, family "snake-necked" turtles|
|Diet||Fishes, crustacean and partly also carrion|
|Habitat||Lotic waters, swamps and lagoons|
|Reproduction||1–3 per year, 6–24 eggs, incubation perios: 110–168 days; maximum age above 35 years|