TURTLES OF TENNESSEE

Alligator Snapping Turtle

(Macrochelys temminckii)

 

 

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Photo by Lisa Powers

   Photo by Lisa Powers

   Photo by Lisa Powers

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Here you can see the worm-like lure.

   Photo by Lisa Powers

Alligator Snapping Turtle on the left, Common Snapping Turtle on right.

   Photo by Lisa Powers

Alligator Snapping Turtle on the left, Common Snapping Turtle on right.

   Photo by Lisa Powers

Alligator Snapping Turtle on the left, Common Snapping Turtle on right.

   Photo by Lisa Powers

Alligator Snapping Turtle on the left, Common Snapping Turtle on right.

   Photo by Lisa Powers

 

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