Category: Turtles

Apalone ferox, 15 March 2019

Apalone ferox, the Florida softshell; Miami-Dade county, Florida (15 March 2019). Perhaps my favorite Testudines species in the state, this is the ignoble-yet-awesome Florida softshell turtle. They’re very shy, much faster on land than you’d expect, and quite snappy if handled (for good reason,… Continue Reading “Apalone ferox, 15 March 2019”