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Indian Softshell Turtle seen at Chambal River NP Chambal River,Geotagged,India,Nilssonia gangetica,Winter,indian softshell turtle Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. What a glorious and beautiful beast :) Posted one year ago

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The Indian softshell turtle , or Ganges softshell turtle is a species of softshell turtle found in South Asia in rivers such as the Ganges, Indus and Mahanadi. This vulnerable turtle reaches a carapace length of up to 94 cm . It feeds mostly on fish, amphibians, carrion and other animal matter, but also takes aquatic plants.

Similar species: Turtles And Tortoises
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Uploaded Apr 16, 2019. Captured Mar 5, 2019 13:10 in Unnamed Road, Madhya Pradesh 454010, India.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/8.0
  • 1/800s
  • ISO713
  • 460mm