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Fly River Turtle behavior

The Fly River Turtle is also known as the Pig Nosed Turtle. They can be found in Australia and New Guinea. The Fly River Turtle is a moderately large turtle.

Fly River Turtles are highly aquatic. They are shy animals and often hide under banks, tree roots, plant debris, and fallen trees. Fly River Turtles are aggressive, especially towards other members of the species. In captivity Fly River Turtle babies are reported to do well in community environments. They are reported to be curious and hobbyists report that they can be seen exploring their environments often with their snouts. At first they may appear shy, but after they get used to the aquarium they are playful turtles.

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