Mata Mata turtle

$325.00

 One currently available – last one expected for a long time.  Beautiful bright pink and red coloration on their chins and plastrons.

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Description

Mata Mata Turtle (Chelus fimbriata)

Mata mata are some of the most unique looking turtles in the world. These turtles are carnivorous feeding on fish and invertebrates. As adults they will attain a large size of 18” and 30+ pounds. Similar to snapping turtles, these are very sedentary turtles that use camouflage to lay in wait until prey swims along. They are native to South America.

see description on wiki

 

Additional information

Common Name

Mata Mata turtle

Scientific name

Chelus fimbriata

Age

Sex

Size

Typical adult size

up to 18 inches

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