Replica Snapping Turtle Skull

SKU: TQ-521
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The turtle, considered the oldest of the living reptiles, first evolved around 200 million years ago. The snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), gets his name from the defensive biting snaps it exhibits when threatened. This bite can inflict substantial injuries to the curious predator. The snapping turtle, like all species of turtle, have a modified skeletal structure that includes a boney carapace, or shell, for protection.
Natural Bone Skull Length: 10cm (3.9in)
Skull Length: 13cm (5.1in)
Shell Length: 30cm (11.8in)
Origin: North America


real replica Replica
catalog type Catalog Product
skeleton type Skull
common class Reptiles
scientific class Reptilia
scientific order Testudines
scientific family Chelydridae
scientific genus Chelydra
scientific species serpentina