some of us really know a lot about turtles and tortoises but today here we will be talking about weird species of turtle and tortoise living in this world.

10 Weird and Wonderful Turtle and Tortoise Species

some of us really know a lot about turtles and tortoises but today here we will be talking about weird species of turtle and tortoise living in this world.

Alligator Snapping Turtle from Cajun Country

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TORTUGA MATAMATA, Y aquí tenemos otra tortuga extraña, ideal para que te cuide la casa, es la tortuga matamata. Es inconfundible. Tiene un caparazón marrón o negruzco de 45 cm de largo. El plastrón es estrecho, angosto, recortado adelante y marcadamente echado hacia atrás y en el macho es cóncavo. La cabeza es triangular, aplanada y alargada. Tiene numerosas protuberancias en la piel, dos bigotes y dos filamentos adicionales en el mentón. El hocico es alargado y tubiforme.

TORTUGA MATAMATA, Y aquí tenemos otra tortuga extraña, ideal para que te cuide la casa, es la tortuga matamata. Es inconfundible. Tiene un caparazón marrón o negruzco de 45 cm de largo. El plastrón es estrecho, angosto, recortado adelante y marcadamente echado hacia atrás y en el macho es cóncavo. La cabeza es triangular, aplanada y alargada. Tiene numerosas protuberancias en la piel, dos bigotes y dos filamentos adicionales en el mentón. El hocico es alargado y tubiforme.

The Mata Mata Grin :: cool-critters: The mata mata, matamata, Chelus fimbriata is a freshwater turtle found in South America, primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco basins. It is the only extant species in the genus Chelus.

The Mata Mata Grin :: cool-critters: The mata mata, matamata, Chelus fimbriata is a freshwater turtle found in South America, primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco basins. It is the only extant species in the genus Chelus.

Fisherman holds up the alligator snapping turtle he caught while fishing for catfish

Alligator snapping turtle is surprising catch by angler

Fisherman holds up the alligator snapping turtle he caught while fishing for catfish

Alligator Snapping Turtles are the largest freshwater turtles. They weigh between 155 and 175 pounds.

Alligator Snapping Turtles are the largest freshwater turtles. They weigh between 155 and 175 pounds.

MATA MATA TURTLE - a freshwater turtle found in South America, primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco basins.

MATA MATA TURTLE - a freshwater turtle found in South America, primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco basins.

Spiny Softshell Turtle - Apalone spinifera  Spiny Softshell Turtles live in the mud at the bottom of waterways and they lift their head up to find prey and yummy food!

Spiny Softshell Turtle - Apalone spinifera Spiny Softshell Turtles live in the mud at the bottom of waterways and they lift their head up to find prey and yummy food!

Eastern saw shelled turtle - Freshwater turtles | NSW Environment & Heritage

Eastern saw shelled turtle - Freshwater turtles | NSW Environment & Heritage

The alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) is the heaviest freshwater turtle in the world. Description from imgarcade.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) is the heaviest freshwater turtle in the world. Description from imgarcade.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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