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Florida Softshell Turtle

Apalone ferox


Large turtle with what looks like a large light brown fleshy shell. The nose is long and looks like a snorkel. It is carnivorous, consuming fish, insects, crustaceans, and mollusks.


The Florida softshell turtle can be found in lakes, streams, canals, and roadside ditches of Florida, southern Georgia and southeastern South Carolina.


Spotted near Grassy Pond in Lake Park, GA.

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robert emond
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robert emond

Spotted on May 13, 2017
Submitted on Jun 5, 2018

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