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Spiny softshell turtle

Apalone spinifera


Lakes, ponds, and rivers


Driving out of Columbus(OH) and nearly ran over big soft shell. Stopped and put him(?) off the road towards the lake.

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Spiny softshell turtle
Apalone spinifera Spiny softshell turtle

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Michigander21 9 years ago

Yea duh! Thanks

NeilDazet 9 years ago

I moved this one from amphibians to reptiles, removed it from amphibians of the world mission, and added it to the Reptiles of the World mission.

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Columbus, Ohio, USA

Spotted on May 25, 2012
Submitted on Sep 25, 2012

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