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Turtle named Crunch didn’t disappoint

January 15, 2011

There are turtles and then there are really big turtles. So it was last weekend while perusing the aisles of the Iowa Sportsman's Outdoor Show in Des Moines that I walked past a huge water tank with an alligator snapping turtle inside. There was another big clue that something neat was inside the tank, throngs of people who couldn't believe what they were seeing. But there it was, a massive turtle that does not live in Iowa. In fact, people who live where this species exists hardly ever see it.



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