Alligator Snapping Turtle
The Alligator Snapping Turtle is an endangered reptile. This turtle is a very prehistoric-looking species. This reptile is the largest fresh-water turtle in the United States and one of the largest turtles in the world. The Alligator Snapping Turtle has a beak-like jaw, a thick scaled tail, and a spiked shell. They are usually found in canals, rivers, and lakes. These species spend most of their life in or near water. These turtles are becoming endangered because of habitat lost and people hunting them. The Alligator Snapping Turtle is one of the many endangered animals in the animal kingdom.