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Snapping turtle

Chelydra serpetina

Description:

A small Snapper that I found while I was on a hike

Habitat:

Small pond

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3 Comments

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 8 years ago

Nice spotting Drew! I like seeing juvenile snappers like this one because those 3 ridges on their shell are well defined. They tend to smooth out on older individuals. If you see a big common snapper with a very smooth, you know it is an old snapper.

Drew b
Drew b 8 years ago

Thanks Karen

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Nice spot!

Drew b
Spotted by
Drew b

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Mar 14, 2012
Submitted on Mar 14, 2012

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