Blondie brought me this box turtle.
I repeated her lesson: no turtle!
Box turtle, Blondie, Arrow, Honeybun
Then I showed the Terrapene carolina to each other dog, with the same lesson.
Finally, I put it down by the driveway and we continued on.
One last dog to teach box turtles are not play toys.
The turtle I transported to the far side where the dogs can’t find it. Continue reading
Big one, in the middle of the back driveway.
I picked her up and set her on the side in the direction she was going.
On the woods path to the garden.
A small box turtle.
Brown Dog and
Yellow Dog sniffed the turtle and moved on.
Gretchen was already at the garden.
Nobody lives here anymore:
Picture by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 16 May 2013.
Found a box turtle in the road:
Set him by this mailbox:
Found this in the yard:
It’s a box turtle.
Presumably either the eastern box turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina,
or possibly a Florida box turrtle, Terrapene carolina bauri.
Here’s a size comparison:
To get the turtle to the other side:
It hissed at her.