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3rd place in the Niches & Hollows category of the 2018 #ecolsocaus Photo Competition .
Introduced. While an unknown virus has virtually wiped out the whole natural population of Bellinger River Turtles, they have also faced issues with competition from the introduced species of turtle from the Murray River. Hybrids such as this individual have further impacted the local species.

Photo: Richard Wylie - Upper Orara River, NSW

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3rd place in the Niches & Hollows category of the 2018 #ecolsocaus  Photo Competition . Introduced. While an unknown virus has virtually wiped out the whole natural population of Bellinger River Turtles, they have also faced issues with competition from the introduced species of turtle from the Murray River. Hybrids such as this individual have further impacted the local species. Photo: Richard Wylie - Upper Orara River, NSW #esaphotocomp  #ecology  #photography  #wildlifephotography  #wildoz  #nature  #wild  #river  #bellingerriver  #turtle  #nsw 

1 Comments:

  1. richardwylie1017

    Thank you very much @ecolsocaus - I’m so glad you guys liked the photo enough to give it 3rd place!! Thank you again!

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