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Chelydra serpentina  (Snapping Turtle)

Photo of Chelydra serpentina by Robb Bennett
© Robb Bennett (Photo ID #43800)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Black Creek at Miners Pt Road, Big Rideau Lk, Lanark Co., ON Photographer Robb Bennett
Habitat shallow topsoil with crumbling calcitic rocks adjacent to Black Creek beaver pond wetlands
Photo Date June 02, 2013 Upload Date July 01, 2013
Elevation (m) 134
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 43800
Notes lat long - 44 44 57.22N 76 16 32.79W, typical nesting site -- used for many years by snappers, immediately adjacent to Black Creek (a large wetland area) where it is crossed by Miners Point Rd. Nests at this site are almost always destroyed by racoons, occasionally by skunks

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