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May 30, 2013

Turtle, Turtle

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We had a visitor in our yard last Thursday! It was a turtle! I’ve never seen a turtle in our yard before. I’ve seen deer, rabbit, turkeys, and mice, but never a turtle.
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Dobby is the one who spotted it. Poor thing had crawled under a pile of grass beside the porch to get away from Dobby lol! He kept trying to stick his nose inside the shell and the turtle kept head butting him.
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Then Dobby would run around the turtle barking. I wish I would have videoed it! I was cracking up. I guess Dobby had never encountered a turtle before. I finally had to put Dobby in the house and I guess the little turtle made its way to wherever it was heading because I haven’t seen him since.
You never know what you are going to encounter while living in the country!
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P.S. – Saturday afternoon I almost stepped on a snake. It was the first one I’ve seen since the two years of living here. Rude.
P.S.S – I almost hyperventilated after going into murder mode. But the darn thing slithered under the house before I could decapitate it with the hedge trimmers. #mommadontplay

5 comments:

Alyssa said...

That is awesome! I love turtles!!! but hate snakes... iasdjofsdji

Lisa said...

How cool! We get lots of squirrels, besides the domesticated pets. I've never seen a turtle just out and about like that. Do you think it was an escaped pet? I mean they are so FAST. ;)

SaraBeth said...

Oh I do like turtles, how cool to carry your house with you. It's like nature's camper van.

Sounds like you have a good variety of wildlife in your garden. I hope the snakes are not too common.

Sarabeth
Life of an Agnostic Sunday School Teacher

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Aw how cute! My sorority mascot is the turtle so I have a soft spot for them :)

Stephanie said...

Awww your doggy is soooo cute!