It’s a cape, it’s a rock.
fishing with my mouth open
About Alligator snapping turtle – Rocky
Scientific name :
Common name :
alligator snapping turtle
Native to :
the South East of the United States
Maximum size :
Conservation status :
The female lays forty spherical eggs during the day
amphibians, fish, birds
This large turtle has 3 dorsal ridges which are similar in appearance to the alligator’s skin. It is the only species of turtle to have a worm-shaped appendage at the bottom of the mouth which it uses to attract its prey.
Location in the Tropical Reserve :
in the vivariums