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.
MapsAranda Bushland Australian National University Bluetts Block Area Bullen Range Callum Brae City Renewal Authority Area Commonwealth & Kings Parks Cotter Reserve Cotter Reservoir Crace Grasslands Dickson Wetland Fadden Hills Pond Fyshwick Sewerage Treatment Plant Gigerline Nature Reserve Googong Foreshore Googong Reservoir Gordon Pond Illilanga & Baroona Isabella Pond Jarramlee Pond Jerrabomberra Wetlands Lake Burley Griffin Central/East Lake Burley Griffin West Lake Ginninderra Lake Tuggeranong Lower Cotter Catchment Lower Molonglo Molonglo River Reserve Mongarlowe River Mount Ainslie Mount Majura Mount Taylor Mulanggari Grasslands Mulligans Flat Namadgi National Park Percival Hill Pine Island to Point Hut Point Hut to Tharwa Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Rugosa at Yass River Sth Tablelands Ecosystem Park Stirling Park Stony Creek Stranger Pond TEST ONLY - test 2 The Pinnacle Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Umbagong District Park Upper Stranger Pond Urambi Hills Uriarra Recreation Reserve Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area West Belconnen Pond Western Edge Area Woodstock Nature Reserve Yerrabi Pond
PlacesAmaroo, ACT Belconnen, ACT Booth, ACT Boro, NSW Bowning, NSW Bungendore, NSW Bywong, NSW Campbell, ACT Canberra, ACT Carwoola, NSW Coree, ACT Curtin, ACT Dickson, ACT Dunlop, ACT Environa, NSW Fadden, ACT Forde, ACT Franklin, ACT Fyshwick, ACT Giralang, ACT Googong, NSW Gordon, ACT Goulburn, NSW Greenway, ACT Gundaroo, NSW Gungahlin, ACT Hackett, ACT Harrison, ACT Holt, ACT Hume, ACT Isabella Plains, ACT Jerrabomberra, NSW Kambah, ACT Kingston, ACT Lake George, NSW Latham, ACT Lower Boro, NSW Lyneham, ACT Majura, ACT Marlowe, NSW Melba, ACT Michelago, NSW Mitchell, ACT Molonglo Valley, ACT Monash, ACT Moncrieff, ACT Murrumbateman, NSW Nicholls, ACT Oallen, NSW Paddys River, ACT Parkes, ACT Phillip, ACT Pialligo, ACT Queanbeyan East, NSW Springrange, NSW Stromlo, ACT Sutton, NSW Symonston, ACT Tennent, ACT Tharwa, ACT Throsby, ACT Tuggeranong DC, ACT Urila, NSW Via Macgregor, NSW Wallaroo, NSW Wamboin, NSW Watson, ACT Winifred, NSW Wog Wog, NSW Wollogorang, NSW Yarralumla, ACT Yarrow, NSW Yass River, NSW
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