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Top 5 Weirdest Turtles and Tortoises

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3. Alligator Snapping Turtle
Snap, Snap, Snap!

The alligator snapping turtle has a clever trick for hunting fish. It lays on the bottom of the water, opens its mouth and sticks its tongue out. The fish aren’t scared to death - they swim towards its mouth because its tongue looks like a tasty worm.

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