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Top 7 Weirdest Turtle Shells

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Mata Mata

Appearance

What’s the matter?

The mata mata lives in the Amazon basin in South America. Its shell has fringe-like protrusions. They catch prey by suddenly opening their mouths. The fish are sucked into their mouths by the flow of water, and swallowed whole.

Mata Mata - Photo: Elliotte Rusty Harold/Shutterstock


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