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Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina

Size: 4.5 to 6 inches long.
Diet: The diet includes fruits, berries, worms, slugs, insects, mushrooms and deceased animals.
Reproduction: Female turtles normally deposit one to seven eggs in an excavated nest before covering them with dirt.

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Alligator Snapping Turtle

Macrochelys temminckii

Maximum Weight: 250 pounds.
Diet: Fish, snakes, salamanders, crayfish, clams, mussels, mammals, plant roots, and birds.
Lifespan: Up to 70 years in captivity.

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Blanding's Turtle

Emydoidea blandingii

Maximum Size: 6 to 8 Inches.
Diet: Crayfish, insects, snails, small fish, tadpoles, leeches, and plant material.
Reproduction: Usually 6 to 21 elliptical eggs.

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Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake

Sistrurus catenatus

Size: Approximately 18 to 30 inches.
Diet: Eastern massasaugas feed on mice, shrews, voles, lizards, birds, frogs, crayfish and other snakes.
Classification: Venomous.

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Common Gartersnake

Thamnophis sirtalis

Size: 18 to 26 inches.
Diet: Common gartersnakes primarily eat earthworms, amphibians, invertebrates, minnows, mice and carrion.
Classification: Non-venomous.

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Eastern Hog-nosed Snake

Heterodon platirhinos

Size: 22 to 32 inches.
Diet: Eastern hog-nosed snakes are toad-hunting specialists. They will also eat frogs and salamanders.

Classification: Non-venomous.

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Gray Ratsnake

Pantherophis spiloides

Size: 42 to 72 inches.
Diet: Gray ratsnakes are constrictors and primarily eat mice and other rodents, birds and bird eggs.
Classification: Non-venomous.

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Common Watersnake

Nerodia sipedon

Size: 25 to 40 inches.
Diet: Common watersnakes feed primarily on small fish. They will also eat frogs, toads, salamanders and carrion.
Classification: Non-venomous.

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