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  • Common snappers are noted for their belligerent dispositions when out of the water, their powerful beak-like jaws and their highly mobile head and neck (hence the specific name "serpentina," meaning "snake-like").

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  • There we saw a beautiful Great Egret (Adrea alba), and a snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) coming up for air.

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  • Phylogeographic uniformity in mitochondrial DNA of the snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina).

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  • Behavioral responses of hatchling painted turtles (Chrysemys picta) and snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina) at subzero temperatures.

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  • Recall that the term ‘snapper’ refers specifically to Chelydra serpentina, and is never used for alligator snapper Macroclemys temminckii.

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  • Traditionally, the species has been divided into four supposed subspecies: C. serpentina serpentina (of continental Canada and the US), C.s. acutirostris (of Central America and northern South America), C.s. rossignonii (of Mexico, Belize and nearby) and C.s. osceola (restricted to Florida).

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  • Feuer (1971) argued that C.s. serpentina and C.s. osceola graded into one another, and that the latter was therefore not worthy of distinction, and other workers have expressed doubts about the supposed distinction of the other subspecies.

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  • Conservation genetics of the Common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina).

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  • Intergradation of the snapping turtles Chelydra serpentina serpentina (Linnaeus, 1758) and Chelydra serpentina osceola Stejneger, 1918.

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  • Kinematics of aquatic prey capture in the snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina.

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