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Home sweet turtle home

Not sure what the odds are of it being true, but we hope this large turtle basking on the creek bank is the grown up version of the tiny one we rescued from a nearby street a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Two snaps and a twist

Two enormous Snapping turtles — probably males — were writhing, clawing, and definitely snapping in the marsh pond. With shells alone a foot or more in length, these two adversaries were formidable fighters, presumably vying for territory and/or mates.

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Snap happy

At first sight, this tiny turtle (3 inches long at most) looked like a dry leaf moving slowly across a road by the park. As it was in an unsuitable situation (cars, cement curbs, storm drains), we moved it to … Continue reading

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