Large Snapping Turtle Relocated by SBSC Scientists

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The Camp Verde Bugle interviewed several SBSC scientists about the 40-pound nonnative snapping turtle that had to be relocated to a new home.

Charles Drost responded to a call about a large, nonnative snapping turtle in Montezuma Well National Monument. Charles captured the 40-pound turtle and safely transported it to Flagstaff, and Brent Sigafus delivered the turtle to its new home at the Phoenix Zoo. Jeff Lovich, Charles, and Brent were interviewed by a reporter by the Camp Verde Bugle about the snapping turtle and turtles in general. Here is the link to the piece: http://m.cvbugle.com/news/2017/apr/25/40-pound-snapper-turtle-found-montezuma-well/.