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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Finding this individual does not indicate that there is a functional, stable population of wild alligator snapping turtles in Southern Illinois," study co-author Ethan Kessler said in a statement from the (https://news.
Of the three factors, only the presence of alligator snapping turtles is not met at Spring Lake.
Alligator snapping turtles and eastern snapping turtles have been implicated in interspecific agonistic interactions (Shipman et al.
Alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) occur in river systems that drain into the Gulf of Mexico (Ernst et al.
Alligator snapping turtles are native to the southern United States with their favourite haunt being the Mississippi River.
Alligator snapping turtles, however, have a much more restricted range, being found only in the Deep South and the southern Midwest of the United States.
Alligator snapping turtles live only in southern waterways of the United States that drain into the Gulf of Mexico.
The federal agents later executed a search warrant at Franco's home and discovered alligator snapping turtles, tanks with a live baby Morelet's crocodile, a common snapping turtle and five diamond back terrapins.
Monitoring a translocated population of alligator snapping turtles.
Habitats and movements of adult alligator snapping turtles in Louisiana.
This study examines preliminary results from combined efforts of head-starting and translocation in central Oklahoma to restore alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) to a river in its historic range.