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Common snapping turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Description:

Common snapping turtle

Habitat:

Sugar Hollow Park. Swamp with woodland and fields nearby.

Notes:

Have seen several in the park. This one is the largest with a shell approx. 18" to 20" long. Total length approx. 32".

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Bristol, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.60, Long: -82.19

Spotted on Apr 15, 2012
Submitted on Apr 18, 2012

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