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Photo © Bonnie Rose, all rights reserved
Rockingham, US-NH, US, NA
Public coordinates obscured by 10KM

Description

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.

Mar. 24, 2012 17:58:41 -0400
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Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
fulinn's ID: Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
Posted by fulinn over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
loarie's ID: Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
Posted by loarie over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
fulinn's ID: Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
Snapping Turtle - Photo (c) Karim Rezk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)
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