Teetering Turtle Trouble!

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Teetering Turtle Trouble! in Donkey Kong 64
Several snakes about to drop the turtles.

Teetering Turtle Trouble! is a bonus stage found in the game Donkey Kong 64.

After the player jumps in the Bonus Barrel, the player will play the minigame to try and win a Golden Banana. In this minigame, the player will need to keep the snakes fed by melons in a set time. The turtles yell "Help!" when the snake become hungry, the more hungry is the snake, the wider it spins the turtle until they drop it and fall down which will result in a game over. After the time runs out, the player will win the game. The player can carry a maximum of five melons, which can be reloaded any time by shooting the melon in the middle.


Location Kong Time
Angry Aztec Lanky Kong 45 seconds
Fungi Forest Diddy Kong 45 seconds
Creepy Castle Tiny Kong 60 seconds
Snide's H.Q. Any Kong 60 seconds

In-game instructions[edit]

Keep the turtles spinning by feeding the snakes melons. Press A Button to fire a melon.

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese くるくるタートル!
Kurukuru Tātoru!
Whirling Turtle!