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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Taken from the zoo were three mature red-footed tortoises, a mature yellow-footed tortoise, a mature common snapping turtle, three mature black palm cockatoos and a juvenile brown tufted capuchin monkey.
These include three mature red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria), one mature yellow-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis denticulatus); one mature common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina); three mature black palm cockatoos (Probosciger aterrimus), and one juvenile brown tufted capuchin monkey (Sapajus apella).
Avilon Zoo, on its Facebook page, said three mature red-footed tortoises, three mature black palm cockatoos, one mature yellow-footed tortoise, one mature common snapping turtle and one juvenile brown-tufted capuchin monkey were allegedly taken by unidentified thieves.
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.
Also observed in decreasing abundance were Apalone spinifera (Spiny Softshell; 41), Graptemys geographica (Northern Map Turtle; 8), Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle; 3), and Sternotherus minor (Loggerhead Musk Turtle; 1).
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., 2010; Fogell, 2010).
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.