BELINDA GROVER PHOTOGRAPHY

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PAINTED TURTLE (TWO PHOTOGRAPHS)

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This lake has a fair number of resident turtles. As I scanned the water for birds, I noticed a painted turtle enjoying a swim. Now it and its mates are buried deep in the mud, hibernating until spring.

16 thoughts on “PAINTED TURTLE (TWO PHOTOGRAPHS)

  1. Is it also called a spotted wood turtle?

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  2. I’m sure he’s not really as grumpy as he looks, but maybe he just got his house tax notice.

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  3. I’m always amazed at the feet and claws on these turtles, that looks like a serious tool!

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  4. Looking right at you and not swimming for cover – good shot, Belinda. When I first saw this, my memory flashed to that distinctive pond smell. The brain is a wonder! 😉

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  5. Here’s looking at you! 😊 Sleep tight til Spring!

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  6. He’s looking straight into the camera. Makes you wonder what he’s thinking.

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  7. So very different from the mud-covered terrapins I featured in my post today 🙂 🙂

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