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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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 »

What do common snapping turtles eat?

Common snapping turtles are omnivores--they eat both plants and meat. With their strong jaws and bony ridge in place of teeth, snapping turtles feed on plants, insects, snakes, amphibians, snails, ... Read More »

What is the scientific name for snapping turtles?

The scientific name of the common snapping turtle, a reptile found throughout much of North America, is Chelydra serpentina. The scientific name of an even larger cousin to the common snapping turt... Read More »

What is the best habitat for alligators&snapping turtles?

Alligators and snapping turtles thrive in habitats including swamps, marshes, lakes and slow-moving streams. Alligators and alligator snapping turtles are widespread in the Southeastern United Stat... Read More »