Long-necked freshwater turtle museum quality sculpture
This cute custom designed long-necked freshwater turtle would be ideal gift and would look great near the entry of the house sitting under a tree and some leaves poking its head out to greet your visitors.
Some long necked freshwater turtle’s characteristics: –
This cute slow moving long necked freshwater turtle lives on land, you might even see one in your local south-eastern Queensland swamp, creek or river.
Take care when driving as they do migrate across roads during the summer months and love to live and hunt in our creeks that are pollution free
- The long-necked turtle is true to its name, with a neck that is sometimes longer than the full length of its shell.
- Diet consists mainly of fish, insects, tadpoles, frogs, yabbies and other crustaceans
- Slow moving lumbering walking with elephant looking feet.
Understanding the differences – Turtles or Tortoise
- A “turtle” is the umbrella term for all 200 species of testudines group which includes turtles, tortoises and terrapins- So this cute little tortoise is a type of freshwater turtle.
The distinctive features to identify a turtle is – ” a shell to which their ribs and vertebrae are fused and a pelvic girdle that sits inside their rib cage” refer to nationalgeographic.com
Larger than life-size long necked turtle – playground use
Remember we can design, fabricate a custom larger than life-size longnecked turtle for a playground near year. This would be an ideal climb and play sculpture that will help promote the awareness of these little creatures in our local habitats. Just give us a call or submit an online enquire if you would like more information regarding price, medium and size, we are hear to help you.