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Ellington Agricultural Center
440 Hogan Road
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 781-6500

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To preserve Tennessee's extraordinary biodiversity, our SWAP is committed to preventing its endangerment. More on what we've done and what we're doing.

Nashville Zoo Raises Alligator Snapping Turtles from Hatchlings

In September 2016, TWRA flew in 30 hatchling Alligator Snapping Turtles from Tishomingo National Fish Hatchery in Oklahoma to the Nashville Zoo. In a safe environment, the turtles will be raised at the zoo for three years before releasing them back into the wild. Often confused with ... read more >>

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