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How to Help and Handle an Injured Turtle

How to Help and Handle an Injured Turtle

From the Ontario Turtle Conservation Center 1. Carefully place the injured animal in a well-ventilated plastic container with a secure lid (turtles can climb!). 2. Most turtles can be picked up carefully with two hands. When handling snapping turtles keep a safe distance from their head as they will snap at you if they feel

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Watch out for Turtles on Cottage Country Roads

Drivers in cottage country need to be on the lookout for turtles of all sizes who may be slowly crossing the roads this time of year.  A number of road crossing turtles have been reported to us in the past few days.  From late April on the turtles are on the move for habitat and

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