Scientists have discovered several critically endangered turtles in a Queensland waterway for the first time.
- Researchers found the three turtles while assessing the waterway for a separate project
- The white-throated snapping turtle is one of Australia’s so-called bum breathing turtles
- It has previously only been found in the Fitzroy, Mary and Burnett rivers
The Burnett Mary Regional Group (BMRG) found three white-throated snapping turtles in Baffle Creek, 100 kilometres north of Bundaberg, while assessing the waterway for a separate project.
The species had previously only been…