Alligator Snapping Turtle vs Common Snapping Turtle



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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!

Dragon Tails explores the incredible world of snapping turtles and all of the folklore and myth that surrounds one of the planet's most ancient and misunderstood creatures. Get ready to take a journey deep into the remote swamplands of the Eastern United States with adventurer and animal expert...

Topics:  Lifestyle
Tiff M 

Well at least he is teaching you fact's

S H O O K 

The turtles reactions are mine when I get my report card

Ian Beason 

I wanna see them battle. BORING

Gracelyn Gooding 


Alaney Sevilla 

So cool

Kathryn Ramos 

How about ninja turtle? Lol

dragon_ Eh 

You got that turtle and it was huge

Nanda giri 

so basically..alligator snapping turtle is turtle version of Godzilla?

Loura Dean 

say ahhhhhhhh

Pip Pipster 

I really wouldn’t be too laid back around those beaks

Bobby Knight 

All of a sudden, I'm hungry for some turtle soup.

oTerrfiedSpxms tl 

Roses are red

Violets are blue

The part

U came for is 6:01..

If I got y hit the like button


I grew up in Virginia and the common snapping turtles here are MASSIVE


0:48 now that is a big one..



Toxic David 

I guess oogway had a twin brother

JrayFuckyobitch Gilmore 

Good job guys

Desiree Mazyck 

4:50 ah fresh air

The urban outdoorsman !!! 

Please sub to me


That turtle bite considered weak compared to my wife

Awww SheGood 

Give it a kiss on the cheek. They like that sometimes.

مـــاجـِـ الـيـامـي ـد 

من اللي جاي من التويتر يصف جنبي هههههههه


Got so worried for his hand

خميس المخيني 

الزبده مايطلع صوت صراخ😅 لاتتابعوا المقطع الى النهايه

jiyan casaysayan Martinez 

Alligator snapping turtle looks like a tiny dangerous dinosaur

Victor Vargas 

Aligator snaping turtles are just a Deluxe version of snaping turtles

Michael Shelley 

TYVM...very informative!!

Mike Ennis 

I thought they would fight like if you think so


*dang we got both wear i live*

raghuveer vijay 

Who all expected for them to fight???

G Zowine 

You both got some hangers on you your very close to the mouth

Dakota Zimmermann 

5:02 "Do the roar"

Temporally displaced 

I'd no idea there was such a thing as a dangerous turtle! I thought they were all small, slow, peaceful creatures until I saw "snapping turtle" in RDR2 and thought hmm, snapping sounds bad

Tear Fear Killah 

Damn why you gotta diss that niggas turtle?

w e e d 

i kill them things sm on rdr2

Bosa Nestor 


Vince Tan 

i saw both at mini zoo

Truong Le 

Common snapping turtle is so cute!

Henny Riung 

Itu bulus tah???

El show de La risa 3000 

Alguien habla humano por aquí? No solo yo?

Brent Lewis 

Alligator snapping turtle vs mountain lion who wins?

xyrus bico 

the aligator sanping turtle looks like a mixture of godzila and gamora

Green Garbage 

I best snapping turtles have bad breath

Kean Pidal 

And i think alligator snapping turtle is more cooler then the common snapping turtle

Kean Pidal 

Alligator snapping turtle opening thier mouth when thier predictors get closer?

Cesar Gomora 

3:22 did you just touched me brah.


It’s like they captured Bowser and Bowser Jr XD

Bmosilver 43 

Nobody fight?.??.

Boxing Archives & Facts 

King Koopa for the win!


"I think we can all agree that these turtles,are about as Prehistoric as it gets"

Um...what about your later (or earlier) comparison of the Alligator and the Crocodile...? They seem like they'd both be more Prehistoric....