Alligator snapping turtles are one of the
largest freshwater turtles and are from the
eastern half of the United States and some parts
of Central and North America. They spend most
of their time in the water and even hibernate in
the water for months. They are omnivores, eating
fish, water snails, fish, and plants. Their
tongues look like a little pink worm and they use
it as a fishing lure. When fish come close to eat
this "worm," the turtle closes its mouth quickly
and catches the fish.
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