Friday, December 11, 2009

Terry the Turtle?

In the pond surrounding our pool, there are several turtles. I have seen atleast 4 different individuals, usually in the water. Day before yesterday one of the bigger one came up to the shore, and had a nap in the sunshine.

They are very shy, if they feel people walking on the wooden pooldeck they jump into the water. (And, you thought a turtle was slow? Nooo  - fast, very fast if they have to).

Picture by me.
Read about the Florida SoftShell turtle curtesy of

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