Can an Alligator Snapping Turtle bite off a human finger ?

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How large of a snapper?

Here’s a monster that I spotted in brackish water along Maryland’s Rhode River. I wouldn’t want any of my fingers close to this guys mouth. Would you?

Let's say a 50 or 60 cm alligator snapping turtle....
And I also wouldn't my fingers close to this one's mouth either...
 

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How large of a snapper?

Here’s a monster that I spotted in brackish water along Maryland’s Rhode River. I wouldn’t want any of my fingers close to this guys mouth. Would you? View attachment 351058
I'm guessing if it can bite and break a broom stick, Done it as a kid. It with have no problem with your finger. Looks like a big healthy Male.
 

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Definitely yes, did it with tree limbs.
What did he think was going to happen. Now that the turtle broke the skin, he can go get a Tetanus shot. He only did it because he was asked, so we should ask to have an alligator bite him.
 

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