Alligator Snapping Turtle
King of the Wetlands
What are the wetlands?
The Alligator Snapping Turtle
Alligator snappers live mainly in the eastern US
These turtles are carnivores and eat fish
Modern day dinosaurs?
A 403-lb alligator snapping turtle was supposedly found in the Neosho River in Kansas in 1937. This claim was never verified.
Did you know...?
A threatened species
Alligator Snapping Turtles. Myspace. Missouri Conservation, n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2013. <http://www.myspace.com/video/vid/22429563>.
National Geographic. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2013. <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/reptiles/alligator-snapping-turtle/>.
US EPA. US government, n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2013. <http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/guidance/wetlands/definitions.cfm>.
US EPA. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2013. <http://water.epa.gov/type/wetlands/protection.cfm>.