Alligator project

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Alligator project

The Alligator snapping turtle, Also known with the scientific name, Macrochelys Temmminckii. The Alligator snapping turlte is the biggest Fresh water turtle in North America. It's found in rivers, lakes, backwater swamps, and periodically in brackish water systems from Florida to Texas and north to Illinois.The diet of the alligator snapping turtle primarily consists of diffrent plants and animals, such as fish, musk turtles, and acorns. They use there tongues to immitate a worm to attract a fish, and once the fish is close enough, the turtle snapes and eats the fish. fr

Alligator Snapping Turtle.

Alligator snapping turtles are declining due to habitat degradation and over harvest for their meat. They are not endangered species, but some states have imposed bans on collecting them in the wild.


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