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Common Snapping turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Description:

Snapping Turtle

Habitat:

Marsh

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Common snapping turtle
Chelydra serpentina


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3 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Common and scientific names added.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Was this turtle digging a nest? It sure has that look about it. If so, that's a terrible location! :-(

KevinBBabbitt
KevinBBabbitt 9 years ago

This is a common snapper I am sure of it ally snappers rarely ever leave water except to lay eggs and an alligator snapping turtle this size shell would be much more spikey

Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Jun 3, 2012
Submitted on Sep 2, 2012

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