Replica Matamata Turtle Skull

SKU: TQ-186
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Matamata Turtle Skull - The Matamata, a strange and unique turtle is native to shallow black-water streams and stagnant lakes of tropical Amazonia. Its flattened head and wide rough carapace help this turtle to blend in with its muddy habitat. The Matamata can lie submerged motionless for hours waiting for prey, which consists of small fish and aquatic invertebrates.
Skull Length: 11cm (4.3in)
Hyoid Length: 19cm (7.4in)
Origin: South America


real replica Replica
catalog type Catalog Product
skeleton type Skull
common class Reptiles
scientific class Reptilia
scientific order Testudines
scientific family Chelidae
scientific genus Chelus
scientific species fimbriatus