Snapping Turtle – 7/22/16
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 7/22/16
Observation Time: 6:15 p.m.
Observation Location: Outflow pool below Gavins Pond dam
Common Name: Snapping Turtle
Scientific Name: Chelydra serpentina
Comments: Snapping turtles come out of the water and lay their eggs in sandy areas in early June. The eggs hatch in late summer or early fall.