these two were resting outside the water near each other while the temperature went down a little today from the strong north wind
lots seen basking in mid afternoon.
Sunset hike at USACE Overlook at Joe Pool Lake This turtle was sunning itself on a piece of driftwood
Found dead on bay shore. Flesh mostly consumed.
Turtles are reptiles of the order Chelonii or Testudines characterised by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and acting as a shield.Turtle may refer to the chelonian order as a whole (American English) or to fresh-water and sea-dwelling chelonians (British English).