Penyu adalah salah satu spesies yang hidup di air baik air tawar atau garam. Ada banyak orang yang memilih kura-kura sebagai hewan peliharaan mereka di rumah mereka. Namun, ada juga banyak orang yang tidak suka jenis ini. Berikut adalah daftar top 12 kura-kura paling unik yang pernah di dunia
12. Cantor’s giant soft-shelled Turtle (Pelochelys Cantorii)
The species that looks strange called Cantor’s Giant Soft-shelled Turtle is one of species of freshwater turtles that have broad heads and small eyes near the tip of its snout. These turtles can grow up to 6 meters (about 2 meters) long and weighed over 100 pounds (about 50 kilograms).
11. Big headed turtle (Platysternon Megacephalum)
In addition to a very large head model, the tortoise is known to be able to climb quickly. The habitat is in a clear stream.
10. Softshelled Chinese Turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis)
This species is a species of turtle shell and greatest software on earth. “Turtle soup” known from China are made of this type.
9. Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii)
Alligator Snapping Turtles are one species of freshwater turtles in the world. This species of animals will eat almost anything it finds and is also known to kill crocodiles, snakes and even turtles besides the like.
8. Argentine Snake-necked Turtle (Hydromedusa Tectifera)
This species is found in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil is one of the most popular pet in the world of exotic animal trade. It is more known as Snake-necked Turtle originating from South America. Although there are also Snake-necked Turtle was actually coming from Australia.
7. Long Neck Turtles
The turtles are not only strange because appearance but also because some of its nature. When it feels threatened, Eastern Long-necked Turtle will emit the smell of a liquid, for that is why the tortoise is also known as, “animals that stinker.”
6. Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
In 2006, the Snapping Turtle expressed as reptiles state of New York after the popular Internetional traded. This species is a species of freshwater turtles than can be found the largest in Canada, Mexico. These species and species of Alligator Snapping Turtle, widely known as a giant tortoise. In recent years, common snappers continue to be hunted for turtle soup. These turtles can live to 47 years in captivity, while the age of wild individuals estimated to be only able to live about 30 years.
5. Investigates Turtle (Chelus Fimbriatus)
The shell resembles a piece of bark, and its head resembles the leaves falling. Media life is in the Air.
4. Rote Island Snake-necked Turtle (Chelodina mccordi)
The Rote Island Snake-necked Turtle is one of the turtles of the most desirable in the international pet trade. This is the turtle which is endangered species from East Rote Island southwest, between New Guinea and Australia.
3. Pig-nosed Turtle (Carettochelys Insculpta)
This is one of the soft species shell turtle endemic freshwater rivers, lagoons that live in Australian rivers. From his nickname can be translated that the nose of the tortoise it resembles a pig, for that is called the Pig-nosed Turtle.
2. Black-knobbed Map Turtle
The turtles that is called the Black-knobbed Map Turtle is a species of turtles from the United States. These species spend most of the day sunbathing on the fallen trees and can jump quickly into the water when he felt threatened. They sought refuge at the bottom of the river and among the branches of a fallen tree.
1. Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone Spinifera)
This strange species known as the Spiny Softshell Turtle is found in the regions of Canada, the United States. And this species is one species of freshwater turtles in the largest North American continent.
From the list of the most unique turtles in the world above, for the turtles lovers, do you interested to take one of those for your pets?