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Elseya hatchling, Bellinger River.
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Plates from the Center Color Section: Unreferred.
|Georges' turtle morphologically are similar to the Elseya in the Manning River to the south, however, the southern sibling is the more attractive of the two.|
|A male Elseya from the manning and Bellinger Rivers. The tail markings of the Manning species is distinctive.|
|A large juvenile George Turtle, their eye colour would be Australia's most attractive.|