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Florida softshell turtle

Apalone ferox

Description:

I saw it at a wild life refuge

Habitat:

Florida.

Notes:

I was lucky to see him because they are endangered!

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2 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 8 years ago

Moved to Reptiles

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 8 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: http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide.... I'll be interested in what you come up with. Cool sighting!

chebeague3
Spotted by
chebeague3

Sanibel, Florida, USA

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

Spotted for Mission

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