What do snapping-turtle shelters look like?

Answer Snapping turtles are highly aquatic, leaving the water only to prepare a nest and lay eggs. In the northern part of their range, most hibernate during the winter in shelters or sometimes underwater... Read More »

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What is a snapping turtle?

Snapping turtles are large in size and can be aggressive under certain circumstances. Their natural habitat is shallow, fresh water, although they have been spotted in brackish (salty) water as wel... Read More »

How old can a snapping turtle get?

The oldest officially observed age for a snapping turtle is 75 years old, according to the Tortoise Trust. Age is determined by the rings on the shell and based on this, many snapping turtles are t... Read More »

How to Tell the Age of a Snapping Turtle?

Snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentine) are native to much of North America. Researchers estimate the age of individual snapping turtles to help evaluate the population dynamics within various regio... Read More »

What is the alligator snapping turtle?

Alligator snapping turtles are large, aggressive amphibians. They are not recommended as pets due to their size and aggressive nature.GeographyAlligator snapping turtles are freshwater turtles that... Read More »