Re: NANFA-- catching snapping turtles
Wed, 6 Sep 2000 21:07:33 EDT

I'm not sure but I think they have to eat in the water. As for carrion I have
to admit that carrion couldn't be a large part of a snapping turtles diet in
a normal environment. I really don't see that much dead stuff laying around
so they would have to eat at least mostly live food but I really don't see a
snapper turning his nose up at anything dead either. Like most predators they
would be opportunistic, even a lion will scavenge if it gets the chance. How
about that BG, sound ok? Only a flying animals can truly be 100% carrion
eater because only a flyer can cover enough territory to find enough dead
stuff. So you have buzzards which if given the chance will eat a helpless
live animal so I guess nothing is 100%.


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