"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
Order chelonians, family "snake-necked" turtles
Fishes, crustacean and partly also carrion
Lotic waters, swamps and lagoons
1–3 per year, 6–24 eggs, incubation perios: 110–168 days; maximum age above 35 years
Status according to Red List:Not evaluated (NE)