Tiniest turtle! Box turtle?

Tiny turtle 3

Closing its eyes tight doesn’t protect it from people! Even those deadly claws need to develop a bit more. We spotted it on the road, rounder than a normal road rock.

Tiny turtle 1

How does a baby turtle move when it has to drag bits of spring tree debris with it?

tiny turtle 2

Nose only thing in focus… I’m learning how to use a new phone lens.

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Cool scales!  At least we can rule out snapper. Do you think it’s a box turtle?

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Carrie Staples

Author, illustrator of "The Yarn Animal Book", probably the only craft book with instructions for making such unique yarn animals as an orangutan, an ant eater, a llama and a star-nosed mole and "The Single Minded Prince, a fairy tale for all ages about a boy and a pirate captain who both misbehave. The books and a booklet series based on each different yarn craft topic covered in "The Yarn Animal Book" (pompoms and other really easy yarn crafts, knitting, crocheting, rya, needlepoint and embroidery), are available on Amazon and Kindle.

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