The Eastern Long-neck Turtle is one of a large and diverse group of long-neck, snake-neck or ‘side-necked’ turtles. When it feels threatened, this turtle will emit an offensive smelling fluid from its musk glands. This trait gives the turtle one of its other common names, ‘stinker’.
The Eastern Long-neck Turtle is carnivorous, eating a variety of animals, including insects, worms, tadpoles, frogs, small fish crustaceans and molluscs. Its shell may grow up to 25cm in length.
Distribution: It is common throughout the region, particular at lower altitudes.
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