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Another moutza to Preston Junior High School science teacher Robert Crossland, who reportedly fed a live puppy to a snapping turtle, so the kids could see nature in action.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture in a statement Friday says snapping turtles are an invasive species in Idaho requiring a permit.
In a statement released Friday, the Idaho State Department of Agriculture said snapping turtles are an invasive species in Idaho requiring a permit.
The same bill also prohibits the commercial sale of Connecticut snapping turtles, which experts say could be threatened by commercial harvesting for sale as food.
Officials in Idaho have euthanized a snapping turtle at the center of an investigation over whether a biology teacher gave it a sick puppy to eat in front of students.
Controversy is swirling around a junior high science teacher in Idaho who has been accused of feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle after school, multiple news outlets report.
East Idaho News, citing a law enforcement source, reports that teacher Robert Crosland fed a puppy to a snapping turtle in front of students.
Not all turtles regulate their sexes this way, but snapping turtles are like green sea turtles in this regard.
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SNAPPING TURTLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snapping turtle for English Language Learners
: a large American turtle that has strong jaws and that is sometimes used for food
SNAPPING TURTLE Defined for Kids
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