Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina

Physical features:
8 to 18 inch shell with saw-toothed keels.  Dark brown to tan with yellow neck, leg, and tail, dark head. Tubercles on neck and legs.

Habitat:
Lakes, ponds, rivers, streams with muddy bottoms and abundant vegetation.

Diet:
Omnivore

Fun facts:
Snapping turtles kill other turtles by decapitating them.