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Florida softshell turtle

Apalone ferox


I saw it at a wild life refuge




I was lucky to see him because they are endangered!

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Aaron_G 10 years ago

Moved to Reptiles

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 10 years ago

It is one of the soft-shelled turtles, probably the Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox). Check this page and compare the species in the left sidebar: I'll be interested in what you come up with. Cool sighting!

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Sanibel, Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 20, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2012

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