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Leucistic Snapping Turtle

"Leucistic Snapping Turtle" - That's not leucism, which would make it solid snowy white, but it is a different color than usual.

Young Alligator Snapping Turtle - photo from tailandfur;  mainly found in the Southeastern U.S. and gets its name from their alligator-like appearance. They lie motionless with their mouth wide open, waiting for dinner to swim in. It is a large freshwater turtle.

10 Weird and Wonderful Turtle and Tortoise Species

Alligator Snapping Turtle

Alligator Snapping Turtle MEAN! The alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) is one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world. It is often associated with, but not closely related to the common snapping turtle.

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10 Biting Facts About Snapping Turtles

Central American snapping turtle (Chelydra rossignonii) is a species of turtle in the family Chelydridae. It is found in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.

150 plus year old Alligator Snapping Turtle

This is a video of a year old Alligator Snapping Turtle named Crunch.

Yellow-headed Snapping Turtle - Elseya irwini. This turtle is more commonly know as the Irwin's turtle,  named after Steve Irwin and his father Bob. Cool, huh?

This turtle is more commonly know as the Irwin's turtle, named after Steve Irwin and his father Bob (Snr).

Alligator snapping turtle~status threatened due to exotic pet trade and habitat destruction

Schnappschildkröte Alligator snapping turtle~status threatened due to exotic pet trade and habitat destruction

Alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii)

19 weird and wonderful turtle and tortoise species

Alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) These shelled reptiles take us by surprise with their wacky looks and surprisingly feisty behaviors.