12 Types Of Most Strange Tortoises


In the world there are many kinds of turtles. Although not a ninja turtles, but turtles are also included turtle odd scattered across the world. From a long-necked to which there are also quite aggressive. 12 Consider the odd turtle in the world:

1. Black-Knobbed Map Turtle

It appears this unique turtle-called Black-knobbed Map Turtle is a species of turtle native United States. This species spends most of the day sunning on fallen trees and quickly jumps into the water when approached. They sought refuge at the bottom of the river and among the branches of fallen trees.

2. Long Neck Turtle

Turtles are not only strange because of appearance but also because some properties. When feeling threatened, Eastern Long-necked Turtle will emit an offensive odor from the fluid musk gland that is why it is also known as a "stinker." Other common names include common snake neck turtle, Eastern snake neck turtle, or a common long-neck turtles and the most typical features of a very long neck. This is the kind of side-necked turtles, which means that bent his head sideways into the shell was not immediately pull it back.

3. Eye eye (Chelus fimbriatus)

The shell resembles a piece of bark, and head resemble fallen leaves. Keep moving in the water.

4. Argentine Snake-necked Turtle (Hydromedusa tectifera)

This species is found in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil is a popular pet in the exotic pet trade. He is also known as the South American Snake-necked Turtle, turtle, known by the name of the long neck. Although the Argentine Snake-necked Turtle is actually more related to the eye than the eye Australian Snake-necked Turtles.

5. Cantor's giant soft-shelled turtle (Pelochelys cantorii)

This strange-looking species called Cantor's Giant Soft-shelled Turtle is a species of freshwater turtles that have broad heads and small eyes near the end of the muzzle. It can grow to 6 meters (about 2 meters) in length and weighing more than 100 pounds (about 50 kilograms). Turtles are not uncommon to spend 95% of life is buried and motionless, with only the eyes and mouth protruding from the sand. It surfaces only twice a day to take a breath.

6. Chinese Softshelled Turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis)

This species is the largest soft shell turtle on earth. "Turtle soup" made of this kind.

7. Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera)

This strange species known as the Spiny softshell turtle found in Canada, the United States and Mexico is a species of turtle softshelled. This is a species of freshwater turtles in the largest North American continent. It gets its name from the spiny, cone-like projections at the leading edge of its shell.

8. Big Head Turtle (Platysternon megacephalum)

Apart from a very large head, a turtle is known to easily climb trees near streams and fast.

9. Roti Island Snake-Necked Turtle (Chelodina mccordi)

The Roti Island Snake-necked Turtle is one of the turtles of the most desirable in the international pet trade. Even before it was explained scientifically collected over trade law that banned in 2001 because of its rarity. This is a turtle that most threatened species of Rote Island southwest of Timor between New Guinea and Australia.

10. Pig-Nosed Turtle (Carettochelys insculpta)

This is a species of soft shelled turtle endemic freshwater rivers, lagoons and rivers in Australia.

11. Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)

In 2006, the Snapping Turtle declared a state of reptiles in New York after a popular elected by the state. This species is a large freshwater turtles than can be found in Canada, Mexico to Ecuador. This species and the Alligator Snapping Turtle of the two is widely referred to as the turtles or snappers broken.
Common snappers are very heavily hunted for meat which is a popular ingredient turtle soup. This turtle is known for his aggressive tendencies when out of water, strong beak-like jaws and highly mobile head and neck (hence the special name "serpentina," which means "snake-like"). These turtles live to 47 years in captivity, while the age of wild individuals estimated to be around 30 years

12. Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii)

Alligator Snapping Turtles are one of the freshwater turtles of the world's largest. This species will eat almost anything can catch and is also known to kill crocodiles, snakes eat, and even other turtles.
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