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Baby Common Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina


Black turtle with ridges on its shell. Unlike most turtles, it has a long tail. Another cool fact about these reptiles: snapping turtles have to be underwater to swallow!


All over the US! (Or in these pictures, my house )


My pet turtle is named Sheldon. He is very cute and does not bite. He's only a couple months old. He's SUPER CUTE!!!!

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1 Comment

Dbtd 9 years ago

Awesome I use to have one as a pet but he got way to big to keep after a few years

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Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jan 24, 2012
Submitted on Jan 25, 2012

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