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Camera Critters by Misty Dawn, go here to see who's participating.
It's hard to believe we are up to 10 already. I was driving along and next to the 2nd hole at Fox Den golf course near the pond I saw this.
I had to stop and get a better look.
Sure enough it was a large Snapping Turtle thinking about crossing the road.
I parked across from it and shot some pictures then moved on. The portion of skin on the neck that is half elliptical shaped moved in and out as it breathed. This may have been a female heading somewhere to lay eggs.