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Turtle nestin’ time

Getting hot. Finally stopped raining. And the pond turtles are out. There are nests everywhere, if you know what to look for. Most of them will be broken into by dogs and raccoons. Damn mammals. This female was found laying her eggs … Continue reading

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Chrysemys picta-the Painted Turtle

I counted 32 Chrysemys picta picta in our two acre pond last week. They seemed to be the boldest of the basking turtles in our pond, so let me get pretty close  I was able to sit and knit for … Continue reading

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