Apr 16, 2006


The matamata turtle is one of the ugliest animals on the planet. Though they are soft-shelled, they are accomplished hunters. That smile is so misleading. Good camouflage.

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Kelly said...

It's creepy but I can't help but think of a hamburger patty when I see this.

Raging Wombat said...

That's disgusting. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

I love this blog.. I am so happy I found it! and this turtle is really cute! In a ugly sort of way. It's the smile.

Raging Wombat said...

I'm so glad you likey, Claudia. Welcome aboard. It's gonna get ugly.