What is a snapping turtle called?

Answer The scientific name of the commonly called "snapping turtle" is Chelydra serpentine, according to the city of Manhattan, Kansas. According to the Wild Herps website, most of the subspecies of snapp... Read More »

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What is a male snapping turtle called?

Male snapping turtles are called just that: male snapping turtles. Turtles, including snapping turtles, do not have any alternate names associated with gender. Likewise, female snapping turtles are... Read More »

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 »

What do you feed a snapping turtle?

Snapping turtles will eat anything including all the other inhabitants of your outdoor pond, such as ducks and fish. Omnivorous eaters, snapping turtles have a voracious appetite. A wild snapper wi... Read More »

What is the speed of a snapping turtle?

A snapping turtle can travel about 1 mile per day during periods of nesting migration. Migrating individual snapping turtles have been measured traveling between 2.1 and 8.6 miles in a 10-day perio... Read More »