Turtle, Australia Snake-Neck

Turtle, Australia Snake-Neck

Chelodina longicollis

Vital Statistics

Height:

10 inches

Weight:

16 - 29 ounces

Diet:

Turtle feed, earth feed, earth worms, and meal worms

Conservation:

Status: Endangered

Geographic Region

Ponds, rivers, swamps and lagoons of Eastern Australia

At The Zoo

World of Adaptations

Did You Know?

Australian snake-necked turtle have webbed feet for swimming, while their front feet have large claws to aid in capuring prey.