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GoPro Matamata Footage

Discussion in 'Water turtles' started by Anthony P, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. Anthony P

    Anthony P Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Here's a quick GoPro video that Gerard threw together, showing his Matamata Turtles (Chelus fimbriata) underwater.

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    tortadise Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member

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    Cool. He needs To get footage of the lightning fast food snatch they are capable of.
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    Anthony P Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Here ya go Kelly :)

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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 5 Year Member

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    They are prob. my dream water species. I have been in love with them forever.
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    tortadise Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member

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    I concur. I had a huge female 13 years ago. Really want some more. But not set up for them. Awesome species of turtle.
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 5 Year Member

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    I designed, a outdoor pond for them years ago, when I get the room , I plan to build it. If you build it, they will come.
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    Matamata are beyond cool!!!
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    I don't see the love for them:( but they sure are different looking and boy are they quick.:eek:
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    Love these guys! we have some at the local zoo and I'll just sit in the aquarium exhibit watching them.
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