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Common Snapping turtle

Chelydra serpentina


Snapping Turtle



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Common snapping turtle
Chelydra serpentina

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Aaron_G 9 years ago

Common and scientific names added.

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 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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