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(5,735 posts)
Sat May 11, 2024, 11:58 AM May 11

Our little turtle family sunning!

Wish the pic was better but these fellas are really skittish and I could only get so close when the fam started crawling up on the log...once they were all kind of settled and Jr. had nudged his way onto the log, I quickly snapped the pic.

Shortly thereafter, when I made a slight adjustment to see if I could get closer, they all slid off...

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(5,735 posts)
3. Thank you, you are too kind.
Sat May 11, 2024, 12:21 PM
May 11

I have a new mission to recreate the pic but better...only problem... nature does not always comply and so far my efforts have been for naught.


(11,665 posts)
4. Reminds me of that Ascent Of Man illustration that maps bipeds from prehistory to homo sapiens.
Sat May 11, 2024, 12:22 PM
May 11

It looks like the Evolution Of Turtles just goes from small turtle to larger turtle, and so on. I think this evolutionary branch is reaching the limit of its path.

Fla Dem

(24,597 posts)
9. That's a great picture. You couldn't have planned it better!!!
Sat May 11, 2024, 02:26 PM
May 11

It a beautiful picture too of an adorable turtle family.


(17,662 posts)
11. What a marvelous pic! I say enter it in the photo contest just announced under the theme 'motion'
Sat May 11, 2024, 02:45 PM
May 11

These cuties would fall under slow motion!


(2,857 posts)
14. there is a resivoir on common land in my HOA
Sat May 11, 2024, 11:50 PM
May 11

Someone anchored a log in the center. It often has turtles on it when I drive by.

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