Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Snapping At You

"If you happen to see a large, shelled creature with a sharp-looking beak and rough skin shuffling across the street, don’t make any snap decisions: Let the animal go on its way. Don’t try to move it along to safety, and if you do decide to intervene, do so with caution: These things bite. Hard. That’s the message the state Division of Fisheries and Wildlife is sending motorists and anyone else who comes across snapping turtles (or smaller, friendlier species of turtles), as the creatures venture out, seeking spots to lay eggs this season....."