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Common Snapping Turtles

Chelydra serpentina

Description:

Large brown-tannish with light patches & spots.

Habitat:

A large marsh.

Notes:

Cooper Marsh Conservation Area. Conservation Status: vulnerable (S3) in Ontario, CA (NatureServe).

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6 Comments

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 8 months ago

So true psudoscorpion, This was my first time witnessing such an event.

psudoscorpion
psudoscorpion 8 months ago

What a lucky encounter! I have never seen these beasts interact with each other.

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 8 months ago

Yes they are Tukup, thank you.

Tukup
Tukup 8 months ago

They are magnificent creatures, survivalists. Thanks Greg.

Greg Shchepanek
Greg Shchepanek 8 months ago

Thank you very much Neil.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 8 months ago

Wrestling match? Great photos and spotting, Greg. Thanks for sharing.

Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

South Glengarry, Ontario, Canada

Lat: 45.11, Long: -74.52

Spotted on May 11, 2019
Submitted on May 12, 2019

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