Oh, Snap! What is that in the Woods?

Posted on by Kathie Fife

Earlier this week I crossed paths with this big snapping turtle!

Large snapping turtle deposting eggs in the sand

A large snapping turtle digging into the sandy soil to create a nest to deposit her eggs.

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A large female snapping turtle, about 35-40 years old, walks on land to find a sandy location to make a nest and deposit her eggs.

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A female snapping turtle, about 35-40 years old, begins to dig a hole in the sandy soil to deposit her eggs.

 

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