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Reptiles/Amphibians - Common Snapping Turtle
Class:Reptilia Order:Testudines Family:Chelydridae Genus:Chelydra

We lived near swamps when I was a child and I remember more than one person telling the that if a Snapping Turtle bit you it wouldn't let go until it heard thunder. John McConnell witness one trying to eat a Black-bellied Whistling Duck.

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 Common Snapping Turtle Photograph

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