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Florida Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina osceola)

Created: December 17th, 2015 - 02:15 PM
Last Modified: December 18th, 2015 - 08:50 AM
Entered by: Noah Mueller
Record 243147
Country:
United States
State:
Florida
County:
Alachua County
Time:
2015-12-17 12:46:00
Qty:
1
Age:
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Sex:
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Method:
Visual encounter
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Notes

Carapace length was easily 12"

Vouchers

Comments

Posted by Noah Mueller on Dec 18, 2015 at 08:50 AM

It was actually on the move, slowly crawling over a rock pile. It would stop now and again and look around.

Posted by James Jeffery on Dec 17, 2015 at 10:27 PM

great shot! I rarely see them out basking.