Tag: turtle

Puppies & turtles

This box turtle has been a frequent summer visitor to the front porch of the farmhouse the last two summers — and we’ve been watching for it this year and wondering if it survived the winter. Its cracked, battered...

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Today’s lesson

Today Bebe encountered her first snapping turtle. I spotted this one crossing the grass near the kitchen garden and hurried inside for the camera, hoping the dogs wouldn’t notice it until I returned. No such luck. Blue and...

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Blending in

Damp creek mud filled the rough crevices of its shell, and bits of algae and moss clung here and there. I wonder how many times I’ve passed this fellow and thought just another stone in the creek...

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