alligator snapper


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Noun1.Alligator snapper - large species having three ridges on its backalligator snapper - large species having three ridges on its back; found in southeastern United States
snapping turtle - large aggressive freshwater turtle with powerful jaws
genus Macroclemys, Macroclemys - includes the alligator snapping turtle
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We are not sure if he is a common snapper turtle or an alligator snapper.
Among the exhibit's stars are: -- Brutus -- A 60-year-old, well-camouflaged alligator snapper that wags an appendage in his wide-open mouth to attract his daily lunch.
Two alligator snappers, Macroclemys temmincki, from southern Illinois.