Know Your 100-Pound Snapping Turtles of Golden Gate Park

[UPDATE: Oh, it's a common snapping turtle. See comments.]

This big critter looks to made of 100% muscle.

Take care you don’t run into it in Golden Gate Park on a dread sunny day:

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(Just guessing here, alligator snapping turtle Macrochelys temminckii?)

Snap snap!

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2 Responses to “Know Your 100-Pound Snapping Turtles of Golden Gate Park”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Common snapping turtle

  2. james casto says:

    nope that is a common snapper, a chyledra serpentina