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  • A biologist holding a brownish green turtle with a wide-open mouth.
    Snapping turtle. Photo by Gary Peeples, USFWS.

    Snapping turtles

    January 23, 2009 | 2 minute read

    Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Southern Appalachian Creature Feature. Dottie Brown was in corporate sales for years before she found her calling in wildlife. Now she’s an environmental science student at UNCA, spending as much time as possible tracking imperiled wildlife with state biologists. Dottie is quick to stick her hand in the muck searching for rare bog turtles. One of the perils of searching for bog turtles is finding a bog turtle predator – the snapping turtle.  Learn more...

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