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Blanding's turtle

Emydoidea blandingii

1 species ID suggestions

Blanding's turtle
Emydoidea blandingii


John G. Phillips
John G. Phillips 5 years ago

Now that you mention it yeah...that's clearly not an American Crocodile. The snout is WAY too short. I must have been drinking when I wrote that... Anthony, I think you should split this into three spottings.

brennan.caverhill 5 years ago

Hi Anthony, the first turtle in your series of 3 photographs above is definitely a Blanding's turtle, but the 3rd is a "soft-shelled" turtle!

John G. Phillips
John G. Phillips 6 years ago

Alice is correct. The first looks like a Blanding's hybird, the second is an American Crocodile, and the third is a softshell turtle. Since they are in a zoo, it is hard for me to determine the softshell at this point.

alicelongmartin 6 years ago

You have three different spottings and each one needs it's own page. Please seperate them so everyone will see them. You put more than one picture on a page only if it is the same subject.

Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA

Lat: 44.77, Long: -93.19

Spotted on Dec 27, 2011
Submitted on Dec 28, 2011

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