Westport trip: September 18th
20 hours ago
|Deb Bradley's photo of a pileated woodpecker.|
|in the big bucket, but not keen on staying there!|
|this old gal was probably swimming about in Lake of |
Bays before our grandparents moved here in 1905.
|you can clearly see the sharp"beak" and |
nostrils - and the inside of the mouth. Not a
view you want to get close to!
|there is some old damage to the rear of the|
shell -- at some point, she got into trouble!
|That snapping jaw can generate enough force to shear|
off a finger... never pick one up with your hands in
|Wise Old Turtle|