Visiting Turtle

Every spring I usually watch a turtle crossing our yard, heading west.

IMG_1971 red

This one didn’t like my attention,

IMG_1977 red

and stayed where it was for about two hours.

IMG_1988

I’m not sure,

IMG_1990 red

but I think it was a melanistic male red-eared slider.

 

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Wonderful pictures and I enjoyed your commentary too.

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  2. I wonder if it’s the same one every year. A dot of paint on his / her shell would tell you.

    Reply

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