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I came across Clarance this afternoon making his way across a road and pulled over for a pic with him. These are called snapping turtles and get up to over 25 lbs+around my area and perhaps bigger down south. Mostly used for turtle soup Clarance was a little small around 15 lbs. Those jaws and neck are lightning fast. I used to seine minnows as a young boy for extra money and one day a friend got one out of the nets and decided to carry him back to the truck about a 1/2 mile away. It wasn't long and I could tell that his arm was getting tired and dropping just to close. whack! took a nice spoon size chunk out of his leg. LMO