Re: NANFA-- Re: snapping turtles
Wed, 6 Sep 2000 18:50:24 EDT

In a message dated 9/6/00 4:31:46 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< As to the favorite foods, I also agree that all turtles of the carnivourous
ilk are live-food eater's and don't prey on dead foods, at all! This
includes the Snapping-turtles of North America, for sure!
BG did you mean to say that snappers don't feed on dead animals? I have
observed both snappers and soft-shell turtles feeding on carrion in the wild.
All turtles will eat dead foods even box turtles will feed on carrion
according to other observers.


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