We have Saw Shelled turtles for sale Melbourne Victoria
We have a large range of baby turtles for sale Melbourne Victoria.We stock a large range of Australian Turtles.
Our most common phone call is do you have baby terrapins for sale.Baby Terrapins have never been legal in Australia and were mostly Shortneck Turtles,Longneck Turtles and Mary River Turtles that were just referred to as Terrapins.Penny turtles for sale is another phrase used and there is no such thing as a Penny Turtle.Do you have Baby Tortoises for sale and although the wildlife schedule in Victoria states some species as Tortoise,all Australian species are Turtles
The Saw Shell Turtle(Elseya latisternum)has a broad oval carapace (shell) broadest behind centre. Serrations on rim at tail end. Large head with projecting snout. Top of head covered by large horny plate. Colour varies from black to olive green to chestnut brown.The Saw-shelled Turtle is found on east coast of Australia from Richmond NSW to tip of Cape York and west to Arnhem Land, NT and grow to around 30cm.
Turtles require a solid commitment, because they can live 30 years+, require a very specific living environment which includes UVB lighting,heating,water conditioning and correct diet.
A BASIC WILDLIFE LICENSE IS REQUIRED TO KEEP THIS SPECIES IN VICTORIA
Note: We can can freight livestock to airports serviced by Australian Air Express. All relative import/export paperwork will need to be done if applicable.Please contact us for freight costs and further information.Due to the high turnover of livestock it is advisable to call us to check current availability.