Common Snapping Turtle Care Sheet

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Common Name(s): Common snapping turtle, common snapper Scientific Name: Chelydra serpentina Physical Description: These turtles have a very small plastron connected to the carapace by a narrow bridge on each side of its body.  The spiked tail is usually 0.6 to 1.2 times longer than the carapace.  The snapper is usually colored black, brown, or … Read more