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Alligator Snapping Turtle

Machrochelys temminckii

Description:

Juvenile, pink morph

Habitat:

Slow-moving river.

Notes:

This individual was part of a reintroduction release of many ASTs. The pink morph is occasionally found in large populations raised at hatcheries.

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4 Comments

Nice!! but your arm it is too close... : o

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

Awesome!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Awesome! I'm assuming they don't have such a long neck as the CST's otherwise he would be after a piece of you!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Interesting spotting and great that it was released!

TravisAnthony
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TravisAnthony

Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Jul 29, 2012
Submitted on Oct 19, 2012

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