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10.22.2015 Down n dirty with a wood turtle

The face of an angel.  :-)

You never know…could be true.

This is another from the Wayback Machine…June 2008 in Northern Maine.  I was just as low as the turtle although with 420mm between us.

Nature Photography

Closing the Never-ending Loop

One in an occasional series of guest posts by Langkilde Lab alumni:

Hi Everyone!

My name is Jill Newman, and I’m a Langkilde Lab alumni. I came to the lab as a… 946 more words

Undergraduate Research

Extralimital Species of Pleistocene-aged Turtle Remains Found in the Upper Coastal Plain of Alabama

George Phillips wrote his Masters Thesis about Pleistocene-aged, non-mammalian, vertebrate remains found in creeks that flow through the Alabama and Mississippi upper coastal plain, a region also known as the Black Prairie.  977 more words

Wood Turtles Becoming Active & Mating

After spending the winter hibernating in small streams and rivers, Wood Turtles awaken, become more active, mate (usually in shallow water), and eventually leave the water to begin foraging for food. 67 more words


The Pleistocene Ridge and Valley Reptile Corridor

The composition of reptile and amphibian species living in present day Georgia is almost the same as it was during the late Pleistocene.  This suggests climate change in southeastern North America has been much more moderate compared to the rest of the continent.  1,134 more words

Ontario turtles threatened by poachers

TORONTO – Turtle populations in southern Ontario are under threat from poachers, who are selling the critters on the black market.

Researcher Ron Brooks says there are no statistics on the exact numbers of turtles involved. 98 more words