Century old turtle found in river

August 26, 2016

8-26-16 Snapping Turtle photo by Jim BrushaberThis snapping turtle was found near the back waters of the Tobacco River in Gladwin County last week. It is believed to be over 100 years old, which is very rare. The turtle had visible battle scars and there was moss growing on his shell, head and tail. The turtle is very active and has a big set of jaws — don’t get too close! Photo by Jim Brushaber

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