Wood Turtle

Glyptemys insculpta

"Doubtful" (The Doubtful Guest) who came to live with me for a couple months in 1971 and passed away (still with me!) on 22 August 2014. She was a minimum of 68 years old.

"Hermes" (not in his natural habitat)

A male wood turtle in his natural habitat. Note the radio transmitter and antenna at the upper center of the picture.

A female wood turtle, unencumbered by rugs or radios.

Another female wood turtle in the wild
Photo courtesy of Stefan

A shot showing the orange skin typical of the species
Photo courtesy of Laura King

Myself: left, encumbered by a wood turtle; and right, using a receiver to track and locate another turtle

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