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Very large turtle, approximately 18" or so from side to side with a huge head on him.

This is the largest snapping turtle I have ever seen. His shell was fairly smooth, covered in moss or algae.
He has a huge head and long nails he swam slowly in the shallow water.

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Common Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
fulinn's ID: Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
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Common Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
loarie's ID: Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
Posted by loarie over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by palmernaturalists 8 months ago (Flag)
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Common Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
fulinn's ID: Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
Common Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
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