Can I buy a turtle in Australia?

Can I buy a turtle in Australia?

In Australia, you are not allowed by law to catch any animal from the wild and make it a pet. It is best to source a turtle as a pet from a specialist pet shop who deals in turtles. They will tell you if you need a licence to keep the kind of turtle you choose, and if so, they will tell you how to get one.

Can you have a long neck turtle as a pet?

The eastern long-necked turtle (Chelodina longicollis), also known as the snake-necked turtle, is a common pet in its native Australia. To keep these animals healthy you’ll need a habitat that recreates this environment.

Where can you find long neck turtles?

Where are the Eastern Long-necked Turtle found? They are very common in eastern Australia and into south eastern SA. It live in bodies of slow moving water like farm dams, rivers and lakes. These turtles move across land in groups of up to several dozen.

How long do Australian long neck turtles live for?

They can make a slime web Eastern snake-necked turtles can live up to 50 years old and grow to a shell length of 25 cm.

Where can I Buy Baby long neck turtles?

Baby Long Neck Turtles for sale $99 (Must mention this add) Heaps of accesories, food and tanks also available AMAZING AMAZON 365 Springvale Road Glen Waverley Vic 3150 ******0000 Monday-Wednesday 10.00am-6.00pm Thursday-Friday 10.00am-7.00pm Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm

Where can I buy a turtle in Australia?

Amazing Amazon has the largest range of turtles available for sale than any other store in Australia. In Victoria no license is required for Murray River, Macleay and Longneck turtles.

Can you buy Murray short neck turtles in NSW?

Kellyville Pets is also home to one of the only Albino Murray Short Neck turtles in the world. All of our turtles available for sale come with a 14 day Health Guarantee and a 7 day Cooling Off Period as part of our standard policies and procedures. Purchasing a reptile in NSW requires you to hold a current reptile keepers licence.

How big does a long neck turtle get?

Long neck turtles are common throughout waterways of eastern Australia. They make a fascinating and unique pet and can grow up to 30cm in shell size. If you’re interested in one of our specific breeds of puppies listed in the dropdown list, please fill out the form.