Melissa Fischer. wild in Michigan. naturalist

It’s hot out there so drive carefully.

Turtles are out and about laying eggs and crossing over roads. Drive carefully!

The female can hold sperm for several seasons, using it as necessary. Handy right? They lay between 25-80 eggs.

A female snapping turtle looking for a good spot to lay eggs.

She's covered in algae and had a stick on her nose.

Nice butt!

Her meaty head....

An impressive profile


4 responses

  1. Yikes! Several seasons? Imagine if humans could do that how that would complicate The Maury Povich Show!

    June 8, 2011 at 7:12 am

    • Anonymous


      June 8, 2011 at 5:36 pm

    • melissakoski

      Can you imagine?

      June 10, 2011 at 11:15 pm

  2. Amy

    Jake likes your turtle and wanted me to tell you he almost a caught a turtle camping once.

    June 8, 2011 at 11:55 am


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