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Ograbme Disposition

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By kylewright   |   Watch
Published: June 30, 2011
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The heavy weights become summoned by the sounds of thunder, the thuds of hail, and the disasters of nature. This Thundersaur gravitated towards the need for radiation after the recent hail storm refrigerated the country air. This snapping turtle probably weighed around 30-40 lbs. with a shell approximately 16-17 inches long.

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Can anyone believe that some people actually esteem snapping turtles as a delicacy? They are carnivores and the nutritional value of carnivore meat declines as trophic levels are ascended. Then again the people who like eating snapping turtles are the same kind of people who grill road killed varmints on their barbie in front of their beaten down trailer.
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SilverVulpineHobbyist Photographer
Awesome capture! :)
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FantelleStudent Digital Artist
Wow, wonderful!
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ShellyBadHobbyist Photographer
Good hunt!! Awesome!!

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder :eye:
JoshsMoments's avatar
Thems are finger cutters haha
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Anoya Photographer
Hi!

I wanted to let you know I've featured your deviation in the APN Daily Deviations - July 2011 News Article. :aww:
kylewright's avatar
Awesome! Thank you so much!
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Anoya Photographer
No problem :aww:
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dem0n-beProfessional Digital Artist
woah great capture. very prehistoric :)
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MerytseteshStudent Artisan Crafter
I'm pretty sure I fought this thing in final fantasy.
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mad bro?


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that's the first thing i thought when i saw this.
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DaMexiRicanHobbyist Photographer
Great pic and amazing detail! :)
Death-Soldier101's avatar
Gorgeous photo, I love the lighting and the DOF. One of the best closeups of a turtle I have ever seen.
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wonderwherewonderwhyStudent Artist
does anyone else think this turtle looks really really happy?
swim2birds's avatar
What a great shot! The light makes this snapper look like some kind of futuristic tank!
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AliceLovesChesStudent Traditional Artist
Woah! This guy's big!! I almost stepped on one of these in the creek behind my house then he came after me! xD I thought he was a rock! ^^;
pudenda's avatar
Magnificent animal, and a great shot
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it kinda looks like a cocodrile.. it is a turtle right?
Doc-tir's avatar
Blastoise used Bite!
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VerityLensHobbyist General Artist
We put this beast in the living! :clap: :devart:
speedy17's avatar
It's absolutely, poitutely HUGE.
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