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Old 05-05-2013, 07:17 PM
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some baby turtles for Boots

My son spotted this one while we were clamming today. Baby diamond back terrapin.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:25 PM
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Way cool!
All we seem to see here on cape cod these days is great whites.
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Old 05-05-2013, 07:45 PM
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Hooray for baby turtles!!
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:00 PM
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Baby turtles are fun. When I was a kid we had a male and several female California Desert Tortoises (all legally adopted through a state permitted rescue). They laid eggs every year and for several years in a row we had 8 or 9 that would hatch. It was pretty cool to watch and there was definitely a trick to getting them to hatch. We also had a couple of red eared sliders that would mate and lay eggs too.
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:29 AM
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Baby turtles are fun. When I was a kid we had a male and several female California Desert Tortoises (all legally adopted through a state permitted rescue). They laid eggs every year and for several years in a row we had 8 or 9 that would hatch. It was pretty cool to watch and there was definitely a trick to getting them to hatch. We also had a couple of red eared sliders that would mate and lay eggs too.
Our tax dollars at work. You are aware of what the Marines who do maneuvers out in the Mojave have to do before the exercises?

They send crews out and physically move them to safe areas.....100's of thousands of dollars spent to protect a turtle.

Also, the turtles have taken thousands of acres of B.L.M land away for grazing.
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:46 PM
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Hey man.. Katie loves the baby turtles!

sweet action shot with it swimming!
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:18 PM
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Old 05-21-2013, 11:15 AM
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Baby Turtles > More Hamburgers
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