You can tell when a baby snapping turtle is dieing when it does not move at all for five minutes and a liquid poors slowly out of its mouth.
You can tell by the patten on the shell =) so look at there shell answered by tyler giacobbe
You can tell how old a Snapping Turtle is by it's size and how weathered its shell is
the snapping turtle will run rateat you if you get to close and will most likely bite you.
Aligator snapping turtles and regular snapping turtles can be told apart by the tail on the aligator snapping turtle, which is longer with jagged spines. Its tail resembles an aligators thus the name aligator snapping turtle. It also has a more defined shell when its young so it will have larger looking spines than a regular snapping turtle. Hope this helps. Common snapping turtles have a pinkish mouth and alligater snapping turtles have brownish mouth
y is it so hard to tell turtles apart?
You can probably tell if it is a snapping turtle if you put a long stick in front of it and it bites off the end.
If you don't know, you shouldn't have one. Take to a vet or a rescue center.
Snapping turtle eggs are round like ping-pong balls, while Painted Turtle eggs are long ovals.
There aren't many ways to tell the difference between a snapping turtle and a regular turtle. However the main difference is that the snapping turtle has a more distinct, and bigger beak. It looks more vicious and sharper than a regular turtles beak. Hope this is ok! From, Jane Goodall. :)
The difference between a female snapping turtle and a male snapping turtle is the difference in their tales. Each snapping turtle has a small cirlce looking shape on theie tale. If it is a female snapping turtle, it's circle will be closer to the shell (or the butt) an if it is a male snapping turtle, the circle will not neccesarily be at the end of the tail, but it is certainly not near the shell (or butt). With most snapping turtles, it should be obvious, but with some, it is hard to tell, especially if their newborns (a week old or younger).
you can tell by if its belly is round then it is a female. If it is flat then it is a male
from their belly markings I think! No, to tell the sex of a painted turtle you need to look at there claw size. longer claws are males and shorter are females
Take it to the vet and have them X-ray. It's the only way to tell.
You can tell sexes by claw length.Females tend to have longer nails than males.My turtle is a male and his claws are about 1/3 of a cm if that helps you tell.
how do i tell if my my turtle is a girl or a boy?...
I wonder how. The easiest way is to check the bottom of the tail. The male's vent/cloaca is near the middle, while the female's is near the base, at the edge of the plastron.
If it has a long head it's a guru and if it smells like beef it's a snapping
Male alligator snappers have thicker and longer tails.
On a painted turtle you look at the design on the bottom of their shells.
you can tell if a turtle is male or female from the rings around its eyes
Here's a description of a snapping turtle: large head, long thick neck and back of shell has sawtooth edge. The height of the head end is a lot bigger than the tail end. There is a good picture on the "Nova Scotia Turtles" page of the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History website. Scroll to the bottom of the Museum website and click Nova Scotia Nature; scroll to the bottom and click on Nova Scotia Turtles, Click on "fresh water turtles" and scroll down to Snapping turtle.
snapping turtles generally have a pointed snout, while sliders have a squared head, and also have striped markings on there face, red, yellow, orange, and sometimes brown spots by there ears