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The foodie

I am not hyperactive, I just don’t like losing time, or a meal!

The story behind this turtle

The speculatively largest freshwater turtle in the world inhabits broad rivers in South Asia. Buried in fine sand, it waits for passing fish, which are snapped by its impressively fast snatch. The catch itself cannot be perceived by the human eye, as it is as fast as the flapping of a hummingbird's wings.

Facts & Figures

The foodie

- Indian Narrow-Headed
- Highspeed snapper
- Endangered

Scientific name
Chitra indica
Status
Endangered
Origin
South Asia

The foodie

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