Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?
In this case, to get to the swamp on the other side. Which begs the question, why wasn’t he there in the first place?
After I held him high and showed him the swamp (“Head off in that direction, buddy; do not turn around!”), he let me see his cool little face. That, or he was preparing for attack. No idea if he was a snapper. But I think not.
Pretty much everyone that happened by was thinking, “For God’s sake, lady, quit taking photos and get him out of the road.” There are few things sadder than a crushed turtle.
Off to his new home. I hope. I didn’t stick around. Brief interventions with nature are best, no?
[And if you think that was exciting, wait till you see tomorrow’s mind-blowing intervention! It’s a night blooming cereus – grade nail biter that will go on for days.]
Posted on August 24, 2021, in humor and tagged what kind of turtle is this, why do turtles cross roads. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.
A Painter, not a Snapper. I hope it kept to the swamp side of the road
A painter, not a Snapper. I hope he stayed on the swamp side of the road
Me, too. Thanks for the intel. He was VERY beautiful and his shell felt so cool.
Cuz he’s a rambler and a gambler
Sounds like southern rock. Or country?