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Unnamed spotting

Description:

Dark in color, fairly large in diameter, long claws in front.

Habitat:

Freshwater lake.

Notes:

There are at least two of these turtles in the same lake, both are similar in size. I think it might be a snapping turtle based on appearance, but I'm not sure.

1 Species ID Suggestions

smetlogik
smetlogik 10 years ago
Common Snapping Turtle
Chelydra s. serpentina http://www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/ensp/pdf/turtles.pdf


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KevinRoss
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KevinRoss

New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2011
Submitted on Jul 25, 2011

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