alligator snapping turtle

Alligator snapping turtle image source The alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) is one of the heaviest freshwater turtles in the world. It is often associated with, but not closely related to, the common snapping turtle,.

Fisherman holds up the alligator snapping turtle he caught while fishing for catfish

Alligator snapping turtle is surprising catch by angler

Common Snapping Turtle on Road. Kansas, USA by Christopher Murphy

slither-and-scales: “ Common Snapping Turtle on Road. Kansas, USA by Christopher Murphy ”

Alligator Snapping Turtle, this one weighing about  70 lbs.  They can live 150 years and weigh in at around 300 lbs.

Alligator Snapping Turtle, this one weighing about 70 lbs. They can live 150 years and weigh in at around 300 lbs.

Albino Snapping Turtle juvenile

North Dakota's Red River Zoo got a rare surprise last week when an anonymous donor dropped off two albino Common Snapping Turtles. Albinism is caused by a lack of melanin pigment and albino Snapping Turtles account for only one in.

Baby Snapping Turtle my nephew caught!

Baby Snapping Turtle my nephew caught! Normally, i do NOT find snapping turtles cute, but this is the exception.

Snapping turtle / Location: everywhere

I saved one of these from the Bellevue/Sabula Road one spring. Snapping Turtle in Jackson County, Iowa.

Young Alligator Snapping Turtle - photo from tailandfur;  mainly found in the Southeastern U.S. and gets its name from their alligator-like appearance. They lie motionless with their mouth wide open, waiting for dinner to swim in. It is a large freshwater turtle.

10 Weird and Wonderful Turtle and Tortoise Species

some of us really know a lot about turtles and tortoises but today here we will be talking about weird species of turtle and tortoise living in this world.

Snapping turtle. Look at its nails (not so well adapted to that kind of soil...)

Class: Reptilia Order: Testudines Family: Chelydridae Genus: Chelydra Species: C.

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