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Oblong Turtle

Chelodina oblonga

Description:

This poor little guy was found wandering along a gravel path. He was safely returned to the nearest lake

1 Species ID Suggestions

Narrow-breasted snake-necked turtle
Chelodina (Macrodiremys) colliei Narrow-breasted snake-necked turtle


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5 Comments

ScottThomson2
ScottThomson2 6 years ago

The nomenclature of this species has changed considerably recently. Due to a decision by the ICZN the name Chelodina oblongs now belongs to the Northern Long Neck.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Congrats Steven, your turtle is featured in the Project Noah blog! http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/5115997...

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Adorable! I can see it might have a problem retracting that big head into such a small shell!

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 8 years ago

Very cute little guy or gal!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 8 years ago

Nice turtle!

StevenSpragg
Spotted by
StevenSpragg

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Sep 9, 2010
Submitted on Sep 2, 2011

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