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Large Snapping Turtle Crossing Road

By |2023-01-01T16:17:33-06:00June 18, 2021|Categories: Turtles|Tags: , , |

I photographed this large Snapping Turtle at the Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma.

Large Snapping Turtle
Large Snapping Turtle

How I Got The Photo:

This Turtle came out of the Arkansas River and was crossing the road to an area called Tuff Pond.

I parked my pickup and got out to photograph this turtle. I was hand-holding my camera and lens.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS R5                            
  • Lens: Canon EF 800 mm f/11 


  • Location: Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge (Oklahoma)
  • Date Taken: June 4, 2021 (7:41 A.M.)
  • Aperture: f11
  • Shutter speed: 1/1250
  • ISO: 2000 (Auto)
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Exposure Mode: Manual
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Back-button Focus
  • Continuous Auto Focus
  • Exposure Compensation: 0
  • Focal Length: 800 mm
  • Processed With Luminar

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