Turtle ID help please (pics)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Funky Feathers, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    I found this little hatchling in my yard yesterday. Little sucker bit me (Hard!) in the palm of my hand! So I am wondering if it is a snapping turtle? Anybody?

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  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow very tine I am not sure, it sorta looks like a snapping turtle
     
  3. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a Snapper
     
  4. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Ahhh, well that explains its nastiness! Little sucker is going outside tomorrow! I will not keep a mean animal.
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    The face looks like a snapper,.. but the shell baby painter?? No??
     
  6. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whats the bottom of the shell look like?

    But I would have to say also it looks like a snapper.
     
  7. Snowygirl

    Snowygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a baby snapper to me.....but the shell threw me for a loop. [​IMG] Sure is a cutie, though!!
     
  8. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Here is a (blurry) pic of the bottom shell. So is it a snapper or not?

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  9. Funky Feathers

    Funky Feathers former Fattie

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    Here is a (blurry) pic of the bottom shell. So is it a snapper or not?

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  10. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would still say snapper! Hes still cute, but your right best to find a far away pond and let him go. ;)
     

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