Hand-feeding a snapping turtle is risky business

WildCreaturesPublished: March 5, 2016Updated: March 7, 20169,040 viewsVirality: 4%
Published: March 5, 2016Updated: March 7, 2016

A brave swimmer hand-feeds fish to a monster snapping turtle in a Northern Ontario lake. He weighs approximately 30 pounds and his mouth is large enough to swallow a whole human hand. Surprisingly, he shows no interest in biting the fingers that are right in front of his nose. Snapping turtles are much calmer when they are in the water.

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