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Discussion in 'Turtles' started by Darkbird, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. Darkbird

    Darkbird Elite Member

    Found this tiny thing while doing some testing on one oof my float planes. Saw him dart under a leaf as I approached. Feisty little bugger, and none too happy about being caught. Common musk turtle hatchling. Less than an inch long, that's my thumb in the one shot for a size comparison. 20160630_204022.jpg 20160630_203945.jpg 20160630_204029.jpg
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  2. mshrmheadcharge

    mshrmheadcharge Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

    Oh my gosh, what a cutie!
  3. Merlin

    Merlin Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

    That's a little one!
    Micro turtle!
  4. kriminaal

    kriminaal HH Block Leader Staff Member Premium Member

    very cool, can't be too long out of the shell
  5. Garters45

    Garters45 Well-Known Member

    Adorable! Careful,turtles can carry salmonella, especially the babies.
  6. DwarvenChef

    DwarvenChef Elite Member

    We called them little musk pots. They stay small, relatively,
  7. Yelloweyed

    Yelloweyed Member

    So cute! They definitely stay small - my 20 yr old stinkpot is only 3 inches SCL.

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