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Love it when they do this!
Do you have more pictures of the turtle?
Cool photo! Snapping turtles perform this 'standing up' behavior when they are out of the water and feel threatened. They do this to make themselves look bigger than they really are to possibly scare off a potential predator. Take a look at Peter's snapping turtle spotting where this same behavior is displayed: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/614...
I never knew their legs got that long.
Spotted on Jun 13, 2012 Submitted on Jun 13, 2012
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