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Florida Softshell Turtle

Description:

snout nose. soft leather-like shell. 12-14" long.

Habitat:

hanging out on sidewalk 100 yards from nearest pond. but wikipedia says almost fully aquatic, as does auntnance in the comments. guess he/she was hungry and out looking for a meal?

Notes:

color of mud

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2 Comments

auntnance123
auntnance123 10 years ago

soft-shelled turtle, an aquatic species

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Pig nosed fresh water tortoise.

QuigCrew
Spotted by
QuigCrew

Satellite Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Nov 8, 2007
Submitted on Nov 8, 2011

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