Since the equinox, baby snapping turtles have been discovered trekking across the grounds of Hedgerow in Martinsville, instinctively heading to their future home in nearby wetlands. The mama turtles had emerged from those wetlands at the summer solstice, burying their eggs at various locations on the property.

PHOTO: Kate Johanson

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  1. Barba

    Awww… Watch where you step?!…(was it in the grass, the garden, field, woods, road,) time of day? Bev Emerson told me the turtles in her yard on Wallston lay eggs in the spring… – ?


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