Category: Apalone ferox

Spring Break 2018: Apalone ferox, 14 March 2018

Apalone ferox, the Florida softshell turtle; Collier county, Florida (14 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. I’ll be the first to admit that the Florida softshell (Apalone ferox) is by no means conventionally “beautiful” or “pretty,” yet I still find them to be extraordinarily…

Spring Break 2018: No Privacy for the Softshell

Apalone ferox, the Florida softshell turtle; Miami-Dade county, Florida (18 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. The latter portion of our Spring Break 2018 romp was spent in the Coral Gables / South Miami area for the this year’s Anolis Symposium — held at the most magnificent…