Mary River Turtle 14

  • Kilaloe sunrise 8y

    oh my gosh, i've never seen a turtle like this, with weird spikes on the chin and a algy afro...

    your shota are sensational!!! and so clear.. beautiful
  • Kilaloe sunrise 8y

    our turtle's look like this:
    Our neighbourg
  • Sim.B 8y

    wow never thought of snorkling in Mary River, I used to live in Hervey Bay and remeber talks of a salty in the Mary saw many turtles in the ponds at the park but none and wonderful as this guy.
  • h a n g i n g p i x e l s 8y

    Now that is a cool shot...eieie.
  • elichokim 7y

    looks really groovy,, hehehehe
    love the turtle's expression!
  • feckineejit 6y

  • Inés 6y

  • Tyler Ingram 6y

    Reminds me of the turtle from the Never Ending Story! Well the head anyway.
  • Matt Rowles 6y

    Do they all have algae growths?
  • Manny Lorenzo 6y

    Magnificent capture. I love the barbels!
  • Scott 6y

    A  Fave
  • Jasper T 6y

    THIS is truely awesome. First of all the turtle, it looks like a punk! Incredible! But then even the shot itself is AWESOME! Sharpness, lighting and focus, GREAT shot!
  • Plavistribor 6y

    This is great!
    What a beautiful or should I say peculiar animal!
  • Saki and Dharma 6y

    You are talented beyond belief, and you do benefit from being in strange latitudes... ;)
    (I didn't set out to write a comment all in B-language ;)
    I'm posting this picture of yours, and calling it «Dragon», in, duly credited, of course ;)
  • dragonsoul22 5y

    Unbelievable. Never though I would see a sea monster like this. I m post this picture onto my blog sit as an example of chimera monster. The credits will go to you :). i love this picture. I could not believe seeing this for real. it is amazing.
  • LadyBeast 4y

    fantastic shot!!
  • Wild Roots Photography 2y

    Fantastic shots of the turtle!!
  • ouistitis 2y

    What a strange creature ! ^_^
  • lotte hoes 1y

    Dear Chris, I was wondering if we can use your picture of this turtle in our magazine, National Geographic Junior (Netherlands). Can you please send an e-mail to

    Kind regards,

    Lotte Hoes
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Taken on October 5, 2007
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