common snapping turtle


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Noun1.common snapping turtle - large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near watercommon snapping turtle - large-headed turtle with powerful hooked jaws found in or near water; prone to bite
snapping turtle - large aggressive freshwater turtle with powerful jaws
Chelydra, genus Chelydra - snapping turtles
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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.
Federal agents later served a warrant and raided the address and found tanks with a live baby Morelet's crocodile, alligator snapping turtles, a common snapping turtle, and five diamond back terrapins.
Cave Cave Wooded Perimeter Species Entrance Interior Sinkhole Area Blanchard's Cricket Frog X X X American Toad X X X X Fowler's Toad X Gray Treefrog complex X X X Plains Leopard Frog X X X X American Bullfrog X X X X Pickerel Frog X X X X Southern Leopard Frog X X X Spring Peeper X X X X Western Chorus Frog X X Eastern Spadefoot X X X Long-tailed Salamander X X X Northern Slimy Salamander X X Copperhead X X North American Racer X X Milksnake X Common Watersnake X Rough Greensnake X Western Ratsnake X X X Dekay's Brownsnake X Common Gartersnake X X X Broad-headed Skink X X Painted Turtle X X Common Snapping Turtle X Eastern Box Turtle X X Pond Slider X Total (26) 14 11 13 24
Effects of a sudden increase in natural mortality of adults on a population of the common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina).
The Common Snapping Turtle occurs in many types of aquatic habitats across Nebraska, such as streams, rivers, and ponds (Ballinger et al.
Factors affecting basking in a northern population of the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina.
The case for cause-effect linkage between environmental contamination and development in eggs of the common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina serpentina).
If you need to relocate a common snapping turtle, using this method will end up with you on the losing end.
I have since learned that my divergent interactions with the common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) actually illustrate two different aspects of its "personality.
The common snapping turtle, a native of North America, had not been seen for seven years until a chance sighting on Monday.
The common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina, ISUVC #3838, 4103) was found throughout the study area in farm ponds and pools of the East Fork of White Lick Creek.