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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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Facts About Turtles

Living in the Country we are blessed with an abundance of wildlife. One of my fondest childhood memories was our driveway full of snapping turtles nesting. Even better was when they hatched, we would run around with a bucket trying to catch the baby turtles and bring them down to the water to watch them

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