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Pig-Nosed Turtle
The turtle with a trunk

Family: Carttochelydiae
Habitat: New Guinea, Australia

A little underwater pig? Just kidding! The nose of the pig-nosed turtle looks like a little pig snout. This turtle uses it to snorkel and as a kind of motion sensor to sense prey moving about in the water.

Pig-Nosed Turtle Pig-Nosed Turtle - Photo: pitcharee/Shutterstock

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