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Common snapping turtle

Chelydra serpentina


Freshwater turtle


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A15 10 years ago

Thanks Tamir!

Tamir 10 years ago

Its probably a Common snapping turtle; Scientific name: Chelydra serpentina. They are very abundant in Tx.

A15 11 years ago

Regretfully no. We encountered the turtle on one of our walks and the children made the turtle nervous so I went ahead and took a picture hoping someone could possibly recognize it by the carapace. I 'll try to look for itagain on our next walk and get a better picture. Thanks.

Aaron_G 11 years ago

Hi there. Do you happen to have a photo of the turtle's face?

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Wichita Falls, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2012
Submitted on Jul 10, 2012

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