How to Identify an Alligator Snapping Turtle.?


1. Look at the belly shell of the turtle if possible. This will require handling the turtle, so take precautions. Use a shovel, stick or broom to gently turn the turtle onto its back. The belly shell (called the plastron) of all snapping turtles
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n. A large freshwater snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) of the south-central United States, having a rough carapace and powerful hooked jaws. Also called alligator snapper .
Adult alligator snapping turtles have no predators in the wild except for humans. Small turtles can be eaten by birds and certain mammals that live in the same habitat though.
Alligator snapping turtle - largest freshwater turtle in N America. It has a
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