Monday, June 1, 2015

Nature Notes 060215

 
Sunday morning drive through the State Park
 
A Painted Turtle in the middle of the road
We stopped;
 me to take a picture;
the RG to perform a rescue.

Peek a Boo

I didn't know a turtle could
close the draw bridge so to speak.
The survival techniques of nature leave me in awe of the Creator.
 
The RG placed him safely off the road.
I just wonder if that was the side he was going to
or where he had come from.
We forgot to ask.

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13 comments:

  1. yes, they sure close up tight when they want to! :)

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  2. Oh, he's shy! So good of you to rescue it.

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  3. ...and they can 'shut themselves' out of the world in less than a blink of an eye!!
    This makes me wonder "Why did the turtle cross the road?"

    And love your mosiac post below this one too Gayle.

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    1. Whatever the turtle's reason for crossing, he forgot halfway there ; )

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  4. Cute turtle! I am glad it was moved off the road. Have a happy day and week ahead!

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  5. What a beautiful little turtle, I'm so glad you helped it cross safely.

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  6. HAHHA....love those. When our grandboys were little, we often found these and we would make a home in a box for them for only 2 days...then, we turned them loose. Such fun for the little boys...
    And, tell your sweetheart that I am making a cherry pie this week, my favorite....and I will eat an extra piece for him. lol

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  7. ...oh, and ask him if he wants me to send a picture of it...(you will be FORCED to make him one...)

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  8. soooo very sweet that you stopped to help!!!!

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  9. Ok . Not sure if this is a repeat or whether my first message got lost in cyberspace. Your turtle is a lot cuter than the one I posted yesterday! I love that you guys rescued him

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    1. Looks aren't everything ;) We got a couple homely snapping turtles too.

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  10. Thank you for helping the turtle.... A cute one at that as we too get big snapping turtles here.... Michelle

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