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Eastern long-necked turtle +

Chelodina longicollis

Themenwelt: Gondwanaland
  • Eastern long-necked turtle
  • Eastern long-necked turtle

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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


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/ distribution area

Not evaluated (NE)

Status according to Red List:Not evaluated (NE)

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