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Common Snapping Turtle (Baby)

Chelydra Serpentina

Description:

The picture here is of a young one. Adults can grow to be very large and very heavy. Large head and bites can cause loss of finger. Spikes along the back of shell and tail. Gray or brown in color.

Habitat:

Swamps, marshes, ponds

Notes:

Adults have a very dangerous bite!

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Bkeif42
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Bkeif42

Maryland, USA

Spotted on Jul 16, 2016
Submitted on Jul 17, 2016

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