Snapping Turtle
Prehistoric Wanderer
photo by: Ken W. Watson, 2006

Turles have been on this earth for a very long time - and this Snapping turtle looks like it just stepped out of the Cretaceous. This young female Snapping turtle was in search of a place to lay her eggs. It is about the only time they leave the water and about the only time you'll ever come " face to face" with this interesting turtle.

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This page was last updated on: June 24, 2006
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