Madrid, Spain. 16th July 2013 -- A view of the Alligator Snapping Turtle with its mouth wide open. It has a vermiform (Literally, worm-shaped) appendage on the tip of its tongue used to lure fish. -- The Alligator Snapping Turtle, Macrochelys temminckii, know as the dinosaur of the turtle world, is the largest freshwater turtle in the world.
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