Turtle - Alligator Snapping Turtle

Turtle  -  Alligator Snapping Turtle
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Reptile
Order
  Turtle
Species
  Alligator Snapping Turtle
Status
  Vulnerable
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Sat Jul 6 18:03:36 2013
Image Credit
  JindoJeff
Image Comment
  -
Image From
  Brookfield Zoo
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Turtle - Alligator Snapping Turtle Facts & Trivia for kids

  • Alligator snapping turtles can weigh more than 250 pounds.
  • Alligator snapping turtles can live 100 years or more.
  • The alligator snapping turtle was once over-hunted and almost driven to extinction.
  • The Alligator Snapping Turtle is the world's largest freshwater turtle.
  • Alligator Snapping Turtles live in south eastern parts of the United States.
  • Male Alligator Snapping Turtles live their entire lives near the bottom of lakes and rivers.
  • Alligator Snapping Turtles will wait with their mouth open for prey, while they lure them in by wriggling a small worm-like structure on the floor of their mouth.

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