Alligator Snapping Turtle vs Common Snapping Turtle

  • Published: 14 July 2015
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    Alligator Snapping Turtle vs Common Snapping Turtle!

    Often confused for one another the prehistoric looking Alligator Snapping Turtle and the more widespread Common Snapping Turtle are two very distinct species.

    Yes it is true that they both share similarities in appearance but everything from their temperament to the way they hunt are completely different. In this video adventurer and animal expert Coyote Peterson will compare the two side by side to show you each ones unique features so you will better understand their individual traits and be able to properly identify them if you see one in the wild!

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Comments • 12 168

  • William Vieira Ramos
    William Vieira Ramos  14 hours back

    Name of the music?
    Thank you for this good video! +1subscribe

    • murilo lobato
      murilo lobato  2 days back

      My its from Brazil,the canal its the best canal of the word.😃

      • I want to Work at mcdonalds


        • Tisgkxgk Khxigx
          Tisgkxgk Khxigx  3 days back

          Who remembers his trailer and first video like if you do

          • Amir Hakimov
            Amir Hakimov  3 days back

            3:30 just looks like Godzilla

            • 10,000 subs with out video! Lol

              When you grab a snapping turtle then you go to 100m mountain then you drop it

              • Mohammed Ashraf
                Mohammed Ashraf  3 days back

                ok how many time did brave get hurt?

                • Jxbari YT
                  Jxbari YT  3 days back

                  i can see that dip in adams mouth he ain’t slick

                  • Sasha
                    Sasha  5 days back

                    this is so disrespectful. don´t touch them. pls go and die.

                    • Michael Nweke
                      Michael Nweke  5 days back

                      I will give three reasons why l watch you

                      Your dangerous

                      Your fierce

                      Your adventures

                      • Rachel Romero
                        Rachel Romero  6 days back

                        Is that guy dipping?!?!

                        • The Cynical Afro
                          The Cynical Afro  7 days back

                          Oh God! why do these scary things exist. reason i hate wondering too far off from the city. Effing REPTILES! only things scarier than syringes.

                          • tommy d u b b s
                            tommy d u b b s  1 weeks back

                            Starts video...I'm coyote peterson.. before animal attacks him.. I'm Coyote Peterson..

                            • Jesus Christ
                              Jesus Christ  1 weeks back


                              • chad brock
                                chad brock  1 weeks back

                                A snapping turtle is a proof that the world is only 6,000 years old. Dinosaurs are still alive today.

                                • ELISABETH QUINTAS
                                  ELISABETH QUINTAS  1 weeks back

                                  I once had a common snapping turtle in my yard

                                  • MemeConoisseur The IV.
                                    MemeConoisseur The IV.  1 weeks back

                                    Why does the “Mud dragon” looks so derpy and high ?

                                    • theGameOf tv
                                      theGameOf tv  1 weeks back

                                      What will happen if the snapping turtle had the Infinty gunlet he will snap every turtle get it

                                      • Alejandro Rodriguez
                                        Alejandro Rodriguez  1 weeks back

                                        Beautiful creatures

                                        • al7sa
                                          al7sa  1 weeks back

                                          خلتوني اصدق لما شفت لهم نفس المقطع ومركب عليه صوت يصارخ وطلع الموضوع فبركة

                                          • Danelle Reggie
                                            Danelle Reggie  1 weeks back

                                            The alligator snapping turtle is actually godzilla
                                            Godzilla is a Mutated Turtles in the radioactive waste

                                            ( I'm just making very up )

                                            • killer Sunshine
                                              killer Sunshine  1 weeks back

                                              Wrong the mud dragon turtle has a longer neck Wich he can use

                                              • Milanor Bianca Mendoza
                                                Milanor Bianca Mendoza  2 weeks back


                                                • xplaystationgamer x
                                                  xplaystationgamer x  2 weeks back

                                                  *Right, now I know what kind of bois I need to have on my hands when i raid Area 51*

                                                  • Cody Dyanick
                                                    Cody Dyanick  2 weeks back

                                                    Alligator snappers are common for penssylvania so you territory is alittle off

                                                    • The Visage
                                                      The Visage  2 weeks back

                                                      Doesn't matter You see one don't touch one

                                                      • Dik New
                                                        Dik New  2 weeks back


                                                        • Amira Nur Khalisha-2017-MM2


                                                          • Dik New
                                                            Dik New  2 weeks back


                                                            • H Ph
                                                              H Ph  2 weeks back

                                                              مافهمت شي بس شكله سلحلفاة بحرية

                                                              • matt winborn
                                                                matt winborn  2 weeks back

                                                                70 Million years? And it hasn't evolved?

                                                                • حسن علاوي
                                                                  حسن علاوي  2 weeks back

                                                                  did they really screaming like man!??

                                                                  • JPLooney
                                                                    JPLooney  2 weeks back

                                                                    So Bowser, King Koopa, is an alligator snapping turtle!

                                                                    • Vuong Le
                                                                      Vuong Le  2 weeks back

                                                                      Ay put master oogway back.

                                                                      • Hana Lane
                                                                        Hana Lane  2 weeks back

                                                                        They look like future Dinosaurs

                                                                        • Logan Kolthoff
                                                                          Logan Kolthoff  2 weeks back

                                                                          Alligator snapping are up by us to coyote Iv actually caught more alligator snapping turtles then common snapping turtles

                                                                          • Aar On
                                                                            Aar On  2 weeks back

                                                                            They are not that big your showing in your video by your camera manipulation.

                                                                            • Sai Reyes
                                                                              Sai Reyes  2 weeks back

                                                                              I have a little turtle but I dont know what It is

                                                                              • Brian Hackworth
                                                                                Brian Hackworth  2 weeks back

                                                                                We cot a snaping turtl we me and my brother and dad were fishing

                                                                                • Brotex Pg3d
                                                                                  Brotex Pg3d  2 weeks back

                                                                                  3:24 when your mom woke up you

                                                                                  • NoHomo Productions
                                                                                    NoHomo Productions  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Love ur vids but I thought the turtles would be fighting when I saw the thumbnail

                                                                                    • Joshua Jolly
                                                                                      Joshua Jolly  2 weeks back

                                                                                      I have scars from both these types of turtles

                                                                                      • Trace Johnson
                                                                                        Trace Johnson  2 weeks back

                                                                                        I thought they were going to fight

                                                                                        • unknown boi
                                                                                          unknown boi  3 weeks back

                                                                                          3:24 bruh the way that turtle turned his head gave me the chills 😭🍯

                                                                                          • unknown boi
                                                                                            unknown boi  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Why the hell would you touch that 🤨😱

                                                                                            2:29 OHHH HELLLLL NOOOOOO😭😭😭

                                                                                            • Reven
                                                                                              Reven  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Cold blooded reptilian like animals are just a step closer to dragons lol.

                                                                                              This is a joke.

                                                                                              • Ghobi Echo
                                                                                                Ghobi Echo  3 weeks back

                                                                                                the ones they had were about the same size but the loggerheads head was much bigger

                                                                                                • Krysuna
                                                                                                  Krysuna  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  Who names their kids these names? Bear? Coyote?