That’s the message NT Parks and Wildlife ranger Clare Pearce tries to get through to the “dismaying large amount of people” who ask her how and where to get one.
“They sound cute and cuddly but they actually don’t exist,” she said.
She said the “penny turtles” many people believed they were buying were in fact hatching freshwater turtles.
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Sometimes because of their rapid growth, sometimes because of their longevity, turtles are often given up by their owners.
Ms Pearce said while most unwanted pets ended up on the “second-hand turtle market”, some were released into the wild.
She said while it might be tempting to put native animals back into their native habitat, the reality was pet turtles rarely survived when released.