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Common Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Family: Chelyridae

Cool Fact: Snapping turtles sex is dependent on temperature. When eggs are maintained at 68 deg F only females are produced. When eggs are maintained at 70-72 deg F both males and females are produced. Eggs incubated at 73-75 deg F produce only males.

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