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Common Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Description:

If you put your hand near this turtle's head, you'll see why its called the Snapping Turtle! These large turtles are almost widespread in North America and are often seen crossing roads. Their shells are pretty tough, but they CANNOT survive a car running over them! Always let them cross!

Habitat:

road by a pond

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South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Apr 13, 2013
Submitted on Apr 13, 2013

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