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Sunday July 7, 2013

Brownfield, ME (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: I found this small snapper making his way across the driveway from our pond to the brook..his much, much larger Mom or Pop was already into the high grasses..even these small ones can do serious damage to your fingers or toes..very aggressive as you can see when I waved a small stick in front of him!

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6. mainemtbiker
8:19 PM GMT on July 11, 2013
Thanks for sharing Suzi! First time I've seen a photo of a male snapper I think. Any guesses on how I can tell? Usually it's the females that people see when they are going to, or from laying their eggs in the Spring.
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5. skwirlwind
11:37 PM GMT on July 07, 2013
llpj04, You named the dinosaur that snappers remind me of. Thank you, I was trying to remember that ancient creature's name.
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4. llpj04
10:48 PM GMT on July 07, 2013
Crazy when they try to look bigger. The turtle raises up as high as it can & really looks like a steggosaurus.
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3. windchimes1
6:56 PM GMT on July 07, 2013
Awesome capture Suzi!!
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2. suzi46
6:19 PM GMT on July 07, 2013
just looking at those claws and it's prehistoric features is scary enough..the hissing and mouth wide open just adds to the feeling..the very large ones are definitely dangerous..I too find them fascinating though..thanks for your comment :)
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1. skwirlwind
6:16 PM GMT on July 07, 2013
I love snapping turtles. They look ancient to me. I once found a snapper trying to cross a road. I was afraid that someone would hit it with a car, so I decided to pull over and move it. I picked it up by the sides of the shell, and got the most evil hiss and facial expression imaginable. I am glad I moved it though.
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Going from the Mt Washington Valley region of Maine/NH, all the way down to the "Horse Capital of the World, Marion County" in Central Florida in April 2014, was quite a change to say the least! Photo ops, in a totally new and intriguing area of this very large and varied state, are slowly presenting themselves to me as I adjust to this brand new environment and much warmer weather!! I look forward to this new photographic chapter of my life!

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