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Common Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Notes:

This guy came out of our pond and decided to hangout under our swing!

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3 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

Cool, guess he was looking for a place to chill.

andrew.pitek
andrew.pitek 9 years ago

Oh it was definitely a male, I ID'd it myself (the vent on the tail was not close to the shell). And it wasn't as large, about a 15 inch long shell...

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 9 years ago

It could have been a female looking for a place to lay eggs. Was the turtle very large?

andrew.pitek
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andrew.pitek

Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 15, 2012
Submitted on Aug 2, 2012

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