Louisiana police are investigating after a man discovered a human finger inside an alligator snapping turtle
A discriminant function analysis (DFA) was performed to determine if habitat variables at capture sites of alligator snapping turtles differed from those at capture sites of eastern snapping turtles.
To determine whether alligator snapping turtles and eastern snapping turtles used macrohabitat differentially, we conducted a 6 x 2 chi-square test to compare the number of each species of turtle captured within each watershed.
Three authors (RDB, DAW, JAK) captured alligator snapping turtles successfully in Louisiana using methods employed in Illinois, and the fourth was trained by Dr.
We solicited observations of alligator snapping turtles in two of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources' most widely disseminated publications.
FACTFILE Alligator snapping turtles can live between 50 and 80 years.
An alligator snapping turtle measuring 2ft and weighing a whopping 57lbs has been netted by anglers.
Both common and alligator snapping turtles
were once trapped extensively for the commercial turtle soup market, which caused serious declines of both species in some areas.
Alligator snapping turtles
were never very common, and they're even rarer now.
There might be hope for an endangered species after scientists found a new alligator snapping turtle
in the wild for the first time in decades - and then lost track of it.
Nesting ecology of the alligator snapping turtle
(Macroclemys temminckii) along the lower Apalachicola River, Florida.
Habitats and movements of adult alligator snapping turtles
The federal agents later executed a search warrant at Franco's home and discovered alligator snapping turtles
, tanks with a live baby Morelet's crocodile, a common snapping turtle and five diamond back terrapins.
1,200 adult and subadult alligator snapping turtles
from a business that provided hatchlings to the pet trade.
Captive propagation began in 2000 with 15 adults at Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery in southeastern Oklahoma, and 33 individuals from a confiscated group of alligator snapping turtles
were added in 2007.