Krefft’s River Turtle Emydura macquarii krefftii

Krefft’s river turtles are only found on Fraser Island, which is just 710 square miles in size!

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ORIGIN:
Eastern Australia

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HABITAT:
Freshwater lakes

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
Length: 10 in

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DIET:
Insects and plants

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PREDATORS:
Snakes, rats and fish

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Tough shell

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REPRODUCTION:
Sexually mature at 7-10 yrs

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
16 yrs in human care

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