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Yertle…

…turtle

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Chance Encounter #6

This 8″ yellow-bellied slider was enjoying a slow stroll in the warm sun just next to the curb in a residential neighborhood.  We enjoyed watching him for awhile, but feared if he was moved toward the center of the road, he’d get … Continue reading

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Chance Encounter #5

Rat snakes feed on rats, mice, birds, and other reptiles. The black rat snake, as the name implies, is completely black except for a white chin. These snakes vary greatly in color in different areas of North Carolina, and more rare … Continue reading

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A Snake. A Copperhead? #1

… or Northern Water Snake or Brown Water Snake or Cottonmouth (aka water moccasin)?  In April, when I shot these photos on this sunny walkway at the Lake Townsend Marina, I only saw a quiet 3-4′ snake chilling (so to … Continue reading

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Yertle the Turtle and Friends

“On the far away island of Sala-ma-Sond,                                                                   … Continue reading

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