In the woods: turtle crossing

by Jul 1, 2016Adventures in the Woods

In the woods: turtle crossing

I found this turtle trying to cross the road on my way home after work. I was the obnoxious person who put their car’s hazard lights on and stood in the middle of the road until the turtle was safely on the other side. Once I walked up close to him, he took off and was not wasting any time. It’s that time of year!  Watch out for them in the roads.

2 Comments

  1. It's a painted turtle, and it looks like there's a tooth mark in its shell.

  2. What would have teeth like that and try to eat him?

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