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.