James Island Snapping TurtleThe snapping turtle, Chelydra
sepentina, below was brought into the Sea Island Veterinary clinic by a good
Samaritan who had found it wandering near the waters edge on James Island.
The turtle appears to have been run over by a motor boat on the river and the
propeller ripped out a chunk of it's shell. The turtle is under long term
care at a dedicated turtle care giver. Click on the images below for a