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Common Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Description:

The common snapping turtle is a large freshwater turtle of the family Chelydridae. Its natural range extends from southeastern Canada, southwest to the edge of the Rocky Mountains, as far east as Nova Scotia and Florida

Habitat:

The Orlando Wetlands Park in Central Florida

Notes:

This pair were wrestling, not sure if mating or territorial

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2 Comments

James McNair
James McNair a year ago

Thanks Zlatan just wish I knew what was going on

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a year ago

wow! great series - very interesting behaviour to document; congrats.

James McNair
Spotted by
James McNair

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jan 1, 2020
Submitted on Jan 2, 2020

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