Closeup of a common snapping turtle in the watershed of Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Closeup of the pinkish face of a common snapping turtle in the watershed of Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Closeup of a common snapping turtle in the watershed of Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Switching to low-oxygen mode is a winter survival trick of common snapping turtles, like this one in the watershed of Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.
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Greg Kramos
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Adaptation
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