Oblong turtle, Narrow-breasted snake-necked turtle, Southwestern snake-necked turtle
The oblong turtle (Chelodina oblonga ), also known commonly as the narrow-breasted snake-necked turtle and the southwestern snake-necked turtle, is a species of turtle in the family Chelidae. The species is endemic to the southwestern part of Western Australia.Show More
The species has been successfully bred in captivity in Cologne Zoological Garden.
While all turtles are popularly believed to be mute, the Oblong Turtle is known to have a wide range of vocalizations.Show Less
The specific name, colliei, is in honor of Scottish physician and naturalist Alexander Collie.
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