Fisherman holds up the alligator snapping turtle he caught while fishing for catfish

Alligator snapping turtle is surprising catch by angler

TORTUGA MATAMATA, Y aquí tenemos otra tortuga extraña, ideal para que te cuide la casa, es la tortuga matamata. Es inconfundible. Tiene un caparazón marrón o negruzco de 45 cm de largo. El plastrón es estrecho, angosto, recortado adelante y marcadamente echado hacia atrás y en el macho es cóncavo. La cabeza es triangular, aplanada y alargada. Tiene numerosas protuberancias en la piel, dos bigotes y dos filamentos adicionales en el mentón. El hocico es alargado y tubiforme.

TORTUGA MATAMATA, Y aquí tenemos otra tortuga extraña, ideal para que te cuide la casa, es la tortuga matamata. Es inconfundible. Tiene un caparazón marrón o negruzco de 45 cm de largo. El plastrón es estrecho, angosto, recortado adelante y marcadamente echado hacia atrás y en el macho es cóncavo. La cabeza es triangular, aplanada y alargada. Tiene numerosas protuberancias en la piel, dos bigotes y dos filamentos adicionales en el mentón. El hocico es alargado y tubiforme.

Get ready to see the largest freshwater turtle in North America, as Coyote comes face to face with an alligator snapping turtle!

Get ready to see the largest freshwater turtle in North America, as Coyote comes face to face with an alligator snapping turtle!

Cantor’s Giant Soft Shelled Turtle The Cantor's giant softshell turtle or Asian giant softshell turtle is a species of freshwater turtle. The turtle has a broad head and small eyes close to the tip of its snout. The carapace is smooth and olive-colored.

Cantor’s Giant Soft Shelled Turtle The Cantor's giant softshell turtle or Asian giant softshell turtle is a species of freshwater turtle. The turtle has a broad head and small eyes close to the tip of its snout. The carapace is smooth and olive-colored.

he alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) is the largest freshwater turtle in the world based on weight. It is often associated with, but not closely related to, the common snapping turtle, which are in the genus Chelydra.

he alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) is the largest freshwater turtle in the world based on weight. It is often associated with, but not closely related to, the common snapping turtle, which are in the genus Chelydra.

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