Snapping Turtle

Snake-necked turtles

7 Turtles That Look Like Snapping Turtles

You’ve probably been warned to stay away from snapping turtles–these beastly reptiles can do some serious damage if they bite down on your fingers or arms. Have you ever been concerned that you might confuse a snapper with another, more harmless type of turtle? If so, read on to learn more about turtles that look … Read more

How Do Snapping Turtles Breathe

How Long Can A Snapping Turtle Hold Its Breath?

Turtles typically breathe through their lungs; but perhaps you’ve heard that they can breathe through their butts. Well, it turns out, this is just one of several tricks they can use to bring in oxygen without actually breathing. This may lead you to wonder: how long can a snapping turtle hold its breath? How long … Read more

how to pick up a snapping turtle

How To Pick Up A Snapping Turtle?

You have probably heard that it’s best to avoid touching snapping turtles. But, as with everything, there is a way to do it safely; if you know what you’re doing and exercise caution, you can handle even large adult snappers. Want to learn more? In this article, we’ll talk about how to pick up a … Read more

What to Do if You Get Bitten By a Snapping Turtle?

What Does A Snapping Turtle Eat?

If you’ve ever tried to handle a snapping turtle, you may have thought that their diet would largely consist of human hands and fingers. But, though they may snap at you and even draw blood, they won’t consume your appendages. That said, they do eat many other kinds of foods. So, what exactly does a … Read more

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