What Is the Diet of Snapping Turtles?

Answer The snapping turtles are a symbol of aggressive behavior and a surly disposition. They even look the part; the Alligator Snapping Turtle, one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world, has thr... Read More »

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How do snapping turtles eat?

Snapping turtles are opportunistic eaters, consuming nearly any food that can fit into their mouths. Snapping turtles ambush their prey from the bottom of a body of water. Alligator snapping turtle... Read More »

Where do snapping turtles lay eggs?

The snapping turtle species native to North America lay their eggs on land close to the aquatic ecosystems in which they reside. The alligator snapping turtle female lays her eggs in a cavity in th... Read More »

When do snapping turtles mate?

Snapping turtles mate in the months of April through November. Once the females eggs develop maturely she digs a hole in the sand to lay her eggs. It then takes around 18 weeks for the eggs to hatc... Read More »

What do alligator snapping turtles eat?

The alligator snapping turtle, a North American species that is the largest freshwater turtle in the world, subsists on a diet of fish, worms, snails, snakes, tadpoles, frogs, clams, crayfish and p... Read More »