Northern Yellow-faced Turtle -- Emydura tanybaraga
I would like to thank Scott Thomson for the photographs
of both the Emydura tanybaraga specimens and Oolloo Crossing, the
Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia.
The data used for the climatic graphs were retrieved from the Bureau of Meteorology, Australian Government (permitted under copyright legislation for purposes of study, research, criticism and review).
Right photo: Emydura tanybaraga
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Bottom photos: Emydura tanybaraga