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Manning River Helmeted Turtle At Risk – News Of The Area



A Manning River Helmeted Turtle.


THE Manning River Helmeted Turtle is a strikingly beautiful medium-sized freshwater turtle recognised by its distinct colouring.

It has yellow markings on the underside of its shell and tail, as well as a clear yellow stripe from the jaw down to the neck of the shell.

This little turtle is known as one of Australia’s great ancestors estimated to be around 55 million years old.

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It is quite extraordinary that this little turtle is only found in the Manning River catchment on the NSW northern…

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