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Turtles on the march

Discussion in 'Nature' started by TonyTurley, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    I saw more turtles yesterday than I ever have in a single day, including a couple of firsts: a turtle pair doing ... ummm, turtle things, and a small snapping turtle in a hilltop swampy area (wonder how it got there?). It got very cross when I picked it up. Lots of force behind that neck and beak, even for a turtle less than a foot long. The last turtle in this sequence also seemed to be unhappy that I interrupted his/her lunch. NEX-6 + Pen F 38/1.8

    Tony

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  2. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
    USA
    Pretty shell on that last one
     
  3. TonyTurley

    TonyTurley TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Apr 24, 2013
    West Virginia, USA
    Yeah, that last one was quite colorful.
     
  4. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Great patterns, nice shots
     
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