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
Well, that field turtle did lay eggs. Unfortunately something ate them:
Turtle eggs, Okra Paradise Farms: Unfortunately something ate them
John S. Quarterman, Gretchen Quarterman, Brown Dog, Yellow Dog,
Pictures by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 21 June 2012
Walking along a drainage ditch with the dogs, Gretchen saw this interesting turtle:
John S. Quarterman, Gretchen Quarterman,
Brown Dog, Yellow Dog,
Lowndes County, Georgia, 19 June 2012.
Pictures by John S. Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms.
We think it’s probably a slider turtle, Trachemys scripta, but it’s hard to be sure. We didn’t pick it up, because it appeared to be laying eggs.