The common snapping turtle is a large freshwater turtle of the family Chelydridae. Its natural range extends from southeastern Canada, southwest to the edge of the Rocky Mountains, as far east as Nova Scotia and Florida and as far southwest as northeastern Mexico. This species and the larger alligator snapping turtle are the only two species in this family found in North America .
Specie identified by Deb Della Piana
Common snappers are noted for their belligerent disposition when out of the water, their powerful beak-like.. more