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Eastern Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina serpentina


Baby turtle I found in the grass. Possibly a snapping turtle?

2 Species ID Suggestions

smcrenshaw 8 years ago
Alligator Snapping Turtle
Macrochellys Temminckii
bee.jacbs 8 years ago
Eastern Snapping Turtle
Chelydra serpentina serpentina

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Brittmonster 8 years ago

Thanks for the info :)

bee.jacbs 8 years ago

According to the Rhode Island department of Environmental Management, only the Eastern Snapping Turtle is found in Rhode Island. It is my understanding that the Alligator Snapping Turtle is a more Southern Species.

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Rhode Island, USA

Spotted on Sep 6, 2012
Submitted on Sep 6, 2012

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