Alligator snapping turtles By: Kelsey L
Facts <ul><li>1. The alligator snapping turtle is one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>2....
Where is the Alligator snapping turtle located? <ul><li>The Alligator snapping turtle is located in the Southern United St...
Animal’s Natural Habitat <ul><li>Its natural habitat is in North American southern states.  </li></ul>
Where its located in the shedd <ul><li>It is located in the Local waters gallery at  the shedd aquarium </li></ul>
Who eats Alligator snapping turtles? <ul><li>Humans sometimes eat alligator snapping turtles. </li></ul>
Prey of a Alligator snapping turtle <ul><li>The alligator snapping turtle eats fish dead or alive. </li></ul>
Description of animal <ul><li>The Alligator snapping turtle has a large heavy head, and a thick shell with three dorsal ri...
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Alligator snapping turtles

  1. 1. Alligator snapping turtles By: Kelsey L
  2. 2. Facts <ul><li>1. The alligator snapping turtle is one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Alligator snappers are scavengers, but are hungry carnivores at a very young age. </li></ul><ul><li>3. A 403 pound alligator snapping turtle was found in the Neosho River in Kansas in 1937. </li></ul><ul><li>4.The female alligator snapping turtle builds a nest and lays 10-50 eggs at one time. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Soup is made from snapping turtle meat!! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where is the Alligator snapping turtle located? <ul><li>The Alligator snapping turtle is located in the Southern United States, around Florida and Mississippi. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Animal’s Natural Habitat <ul><li>Its natural habitat is in North American southern states. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Where its located in the shedd <ul><li>It is located in the Local waters gallery at the shedd aquarium </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who eats Alligator snapping turtles? <ul><li>Humans sometimes eat alligator snapping turtles. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Prey of a Alligator snapping turtle <ul><li>The alligator snapping turtle eats fish dead or alive. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Description of animal <ul><li>The Alligator snapping turtle has a large heavy head, and a thick shell with three dorsal ridges of large scales. They are a solid gray, brown, black, or olive-green in color and often covered with algae. Alligator snapping turtles can grow up to 175 pounds in the wild. </li></ul><ul><li>It is located in the Local waters gallery at the shedd aquarium </li></ul><ul><li>Its natural habitat is in North American southern states. </li></ul>

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