Lachlan was excited to see the turtle. We got a good look at him, then put him back exactly where I found him...and he immediately crawled right into the wooded area between our houses. Lachlan wanted to pick him up, but we thought it best not to stress him (or her) out any more.
|Ocracoke Box Turtle|
In case anyone is worrying about salmonella poisoning...I washed my hands thoroughly after handling the turtle.
Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is the story of midwifery on Ocracoke. You can read it here: http://www.villagecraftsmen.com/news082112.htm.