Thursday, 13 June 2013

Snapping turtles are on the move!

Snapper on the road from Jennifer Jilks on Vimeo.
I encouraged this medium sized snapping turtle to keep on going. It was missed by several cars and a school bus. I assured the kids who got off the bus, that I would go back and check on it after I parked.
They are on the move, finding places in soft sand to lay eggs.


Kay L. Davies said...

Love the signs, Jenn, and gotta love you for volunteering to go back to check on the turtle.
By the way, you will be featured on Real Toads this weekend, as far as I know.
I didn't just use the spider, so I used a few of your photos including a turtle, in case some people didn't want to write poetry about mate-eating spiders.

Judy said...

Last time I took Annie to the Carp River, it looked like the snappers had been digging nest holes in the gravel. Or something was looking for the nests - hard to tell which...