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A crocodile, three alligator snapping turtles and five diamond back terrapins also were seized from Franco over the past year, the Times reported.
The slow-moving culprits were diamondback terrapins, a turtle species that spends most of its time in neighboring Jamaica Bay, Queens — that is, until mating season comes around.
Registration includes choice of two of the following: bay fishing, crabbing, clamming, kayaking, nature journaling and terrapin talk.
Morning and afternoon sessions include instruction in fishing, crabbing, clamming, kayaking, nature journals and a talk on terrapins.
Diamondback terrapins, which live along the coast from Texas to New England, are the only U.S. turtle that lives in brackish waters.
The diamondback terrapin nests were dug up to protect the eggs during restoration of Cheniere Ronquille after the 2010 oil spill.
The Terrapins had two coaches recently watching a Bryant practice - former Alabama staffer Aazaar Abdul-Rahim, the defensive backs coach and receivers coach Chris Beatty.
The Terrapins (30-13) have hit the 30-win mark for the sixth consecutive season, extending the program's current school record streak.
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: a kind of small turtle that lives in water
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