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Common snapping turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Description:

Baby, Dark brown

Habitat:

Mount Holyoke College campus, Western Massachusetts, on the shore of Upper Lake

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2 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Scientific name added.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 10 years ago

Little ones aren't usually found out of the water, so it's always an interesting sight. This one looks to have a slight bit of growth, too (aka not a brand new hatchling). Nice spotting and welcome to Project Noah! :-)

ingridmaryking
Spotted by
ingridmaryking

South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Sep 19, 2012
Submitted on Sep 19, 2012

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