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Narrow-breasted snake-necked turtle
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Physical description
Binomial nameChelodina burrungandjii
HabitatFreshwater
LifespanUnknown
Average Size22 cm
Average weight2.0 kgs
DietCarnivore
Conservational Status
StatusLC
IUCN statusIUCN 3.1
Scientific classification
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderTestudines
SuborderPleurodira
FamilyChelidae
SubfamilyChelodininae
GenusChelodina
SpeciesChelodina Macrodeiremys colliei
Distribution
Distribution of speciesWA, Australia

The narrow-breasted snake-necked turtle (Macrodiremys colliei) or long necked tortoise (locally known as the Oblong Tortoise) is a species of turtle in the Chelidae family. It is endemic to the southwestern part of Western Australia.[1]

The species has been successfully bred in captivity in Cologne Zoological Garden.[1]

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