Snapping Turtle

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This female is digging in the dirt to lay her eggs.

The combination of ponds, woods and open fields on our property attracts a variety of wildlife year round. We see lots of turtles sunbathing on the shores of the pond when it’s warm. But snapping turtles don’t seem to be avid sunbathers. They don’t appear quite so often, but we see them when they climb out of one pond to get to the other one. Continue reading