Matamata Photos, Chelus fimbriata


Photo of Chelus fimbriata, Matamata

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Matamata turtle.  The fringed flaps along the head and neck of this unusual turtle look like weeds or algae and help the animal to stay camoflaged until prey swims by, Chelus fimbriata Matamata turtle. The fringed flaps along the head and neck of this unusual turtle look like weeds or algae and help the animal to stay camoflaged until prey swims by. Matamata, Chelus fimbriata Photo.
Image ID: 13972  
Species: Matamata, Chelus fimbriata
 

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Updated: October 17, 2017

Species permalink: Chelus fimbriata
Common name permalink: Matamata