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May 6, 2007
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Make
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model
SP500UZ
Shutter Speed
10/1600 second
Aperture
F/3.2
Focal Length
11 mm
ISO Speed
80
Date Taken
Jul 20, 2005, 6:51:47 PM
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Macroclemys by WildFeathers Macroclemys by WildFeathers
Macroclemys temminckii

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:iconsimussays:
SimusSays Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is Chelydra serpentina, not Macroclemys.
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Sophibelle Jan 11, 2008   Photographer
Featured here --> [link]

Happy New Year! :aww:
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Scarzzurs Nov 17, 2007  Hobbyist Artist
Really great shot of a most interesting animal :-)

Thanks for sharing :-)

- Scarzzurs
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:iconsayani-chan:
great shot :D
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CrazyCrowMan Sep 2, 2007   General Artist
Actually a Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina) Nice photo - he looks gnarly!
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:iconwildfeathers:
I know, and so many people have said that, but he is an Alligator Snapper, he was very small, but he had all the tail and shell spikes and everything. Plus I've found 40+ pound Alligator Snappers in the ponds:).
Thankyou though!
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CrazyCrowMan Sep 13, 2007   General Artist
Nope. Nada. That animal is most definetly NOT an Alligator Snapper. You can keep on thinking that it was, and saying it was, but a brief search of inages should make the differance in the 2 species quite obvious. Even the juveniles are quite different from each other.

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This has a page with photos on how to identify the 2 species.
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Some photos of the 2 species.
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:iconkimantha333:
I have a tortoise and I absolutly adore this guy, Great capture!
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sigmacdm Jul 26, 2007
Great shot.
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ftourini Jul 19, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful! I have a turtle but she is brown! :)
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