SAW-SHELLED TURTLE FACTS
Appearance: Serrations on rim at tail end, large head with projecting snout. Colour varies from black to olive green to chestnut brown.
Other names: Serrated snapping turtle Habitat: This species is endemic to Australia, found in swamps, billabongs and creeks from coastal Cape York Peninsula to northern New South Wales, with populations also noted as far south as Newcastle
Diet: Primarily carnivorous, it feasts on fish, tadpoles, insects and frogs, and is one of only a few native species capable of safely consuming cane toads.