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  New Guinea Snake-necked Turtle (Chelodina novaeguineae)

New Guinea Snake-necked Turtle | Chelodina novaeguineae photo
New Guinea Snake-necked Turtle (Chelodina novaeguineae) at Newport Aquarium

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REPTILE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Chelodina novaeguineae in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Testudines
Family:Chelidae
Genus:Chelodina
Species:novaeguineae
Common Name:New Guinea Snake-necked Turtle

Relatives in same Genus
  Eastern Snake-necked Turtle (C. longicollis)
  Oblong Turtle (C. oblonga)