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Alligator Adventures

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Biologists are studying alligator snapping turtles. More

Alligator Snapping Turtle

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Macrochelys temminckii
In Missouri, alligator snapping turtles are protected, and it is illegal to harvest them. More

Alligator Snapping Turtle

Video of alligator snapping turtles in the wild. More

Alligator Snapping Turtle Illustration

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Larger, heavier, and rougher-looking than the common snapping turtle, the rare alligator snapping turtle is protected, and harvest is illegal in Missouri. Check Missouri Turtle Regulations for more details. More

Alligator Snapping Turtle, Dorsal View

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Alligator snapping turtle, dorsal view. More

Alligator Snapping Turtle, Ventral View

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Alligator snapping turtle, ventral view. More

Amphibians and Reptiles

You know them as frogs, toads, snakes, turtles and lizards. Get acquainted with all of Missouri's fascinating “herps,” including 43 amphibians and 75 species and subspecies of reptiles. More

Blanding's Turtle

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Image of a blanding's turtle. More

Blanding's Turtle Best Management Practices

Manage your Missouri land to help this endangered species. More

Blanding’s Turtle

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Emydoidea blandingii
Blanding’s turtle has an oval, moderately high-domed upper shell and a long head and neck. This medium-sized turtle is endangered in Missouri. More