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

Updated: October 21, 2020

Species permalink: Chelus fimbriata
Common name permalink: Matamata