Photo of the Day: Turtle on Neahtawanta Road

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Nancy Davy sent along this photo of a turtle she spotted on Neahtawanta Road. It looks positively neanderthal to me.

“It probably crawled out of that marshy swale just south of Pyatt Lake,” she says.

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I need to start following Nancy around with my camera, because I hardly ever see a turtle on the Old Mission Peninsula. Or tree toads, for that matter.

Anyone know what kind of turtle this might be?

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