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Snapping Turtle (chelydridae) is a reptile type animal. It lives in slow rivers, lakes and marshland. The animal weights about 16-136kg (35-300lbs) and average life span is 20-32 years. Human, raccoon, alligator are the dangerous creatures for snapping turtles. See the table below for more information.

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Facts about snapping turtles
NameSnapping Turtle
HabitatSlow rivers, lakes and marshland
PhylumChordata
Conservation StatusThreatened
Weight16-136kg (35-300lbs)
LifestyleSolitary
Size47-80cm (18.5-31in)
FamilyChelydridae
GenusChelydra
DietOmnivore
KingdomAnimalia
Life Span20-32 years
Skin TypeScales
PredatorsHuman, raccoon, alligator
OrderTestudines
Average Litter Size35
TypeReptile
Scientific NameChelydridae
ClassReptilia
ColourBrown, tan, black
Top Speed4km/h (2.4mph)
Main PreyFish, birds, frogs
Image Details
Description Turtle pictures for kids. Viewing Green Sea Turtles on Kauai’s South Shore
Width 4123 pixels
Heigh 2992 pixels
File type JPG
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