Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)

Conservation Status:
Snapping turtle populations are not close to extinction or even threatened. Habitat destruction could pose a danger to snapping turtle populations at a later time. Some individuals are killed for food which does impact the population, but in a very minor way.(read more)
Bosch, A. 2003. "Chelydra serpentina" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed January 27, 2009 at

Photos by Juan Aguero (juanKa)
Everglades National Park
Camera Canon 40D, Lens Canon 300mm L IS
Tripod and Flash

1 comment:

Sofia said...

Que bellas fotos!
Esta tortuga estay con las marcas de tiempo,y su vida.
Su tamaño es pequeño?