Mata Mata Turtle for sale
When it comes to looking like the leaf litter found at the bottom of a pond then there is only one contender – the Mata Mata turtle! Native to the Amazon and Orinoco basins, the Mata Mata turtles range stretches into northern Bolivia, eastern Peru, Ecuador, eastern Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, and northern and central Brazil. It is strictly an aquatic species and spends most of its day in shallow water with its snout just proud of the surface so it can breathe.
The Mata Mata turtle was discovered by French naturalist Pierre Barrère in 1741 and is the only surviving member of the Chelus genus.
It is a large, sedentary turtle which inhabits the warm, acidic waters of slow moving, blackwaterstreams, stagnant pools, marshes, and swamps. The mata mata is carnivorous, feeding exclusively upon aquatic invertebrates and fish
We have some gorgeous captive-bred Mata Mata turtles for sale at the lowest prices anywhere. These mata mata turtles for sale are active little energetic eating machines! When choosing any turtle it is important that you purchase a healthy animal from an experienced turtle breeder. Captive bred baby mata mata turtles for sale should always be purchased over a wild caught adults when possible. Our mata mata turtle for sale are top notch and ready to ship to you via FedEx Overnight in heated or cooled, insulated shipping boxes and come with our live arrival and full 7 day health guarantee. One shipping charge covers up to 4 tortoises or turtles.
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