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Amphibians and Reptiles

Alligator Snapping Turtle
(Macrochelys temminckii)

Photo: Dr. E. O. Moll
Alligator Snapping Turtle

Check out the IDNR’s Wild About Illinois Turtles! website to learn about the Alligator Snapping Turtle.

The Prairie Research Institute’s Illinois Natural History Survey provides a species distribution map and more natural history information.