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Carettochelyidae (redirected from Pig-nosed Turtle)
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A family of reptiles in the order Chelonia containing only one species, the New Guinea plateless turtle (Carettochelys insculpta).
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Other contenders for the prize include the pubic louse and the pig-nosed turtle
Sex differences and movements in the pig-nosed turtle
, Carettochelys insculpta, in the wet-dry tropics of Australia.
THOUGH ugly, the pig-nosed turtle
is very popular.
Their nearest living relatives are probably the pig-nosed turtle
(Carettochelys insculpta), a much bigger species that swims in waters around Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Indonesian customs officers on Sunday evening confiscated hundreds of protected pig-nosed turtles
that were destined for Japan, a conservation official said Monday.