What do baby snaping turtles eat?
worms, small fish, turtle food, small shrimp, small snails
Yes, turtles are very cannibalistic. Adult turtles will chase down and eat baby turtles sharing their tank because of their small size. To a adult turtle a tiny turtle is just so tempting to chase, then when they get up to it they just have to bite it! When they realize that they could eat it then they will. An adult turtle may also bite and eat a baby turtles legs while they are basking…
Answer feeding baby painted turtles Young painted turtles in our pond in Maine were fed tiny bits of lettuce from the farmer's market and raw hamburger via tweezers with great success. I have 7 baby painted turtles, I feed them bits of raw chicken, pieces of fish I've caught at the lake like brim ,but caution turtles can only eat under water, not on land, the water must be over the turtles at all time.