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Defending turtles

July 10, 2013

But I’ve seen baby turtle hatchlings cross that road a couple times in past years and they are pretty cool and cute (and almost all of them got smashed by cars and eaten by birds before I found them.) But one year I was able to save about six and put them by the river, which they then crawled into. (They always seem intent about crossing the road, heading down the embankment to the river.) They don’t know nuthing about human roads.

That’s all I can say right now... I can pass some news/instructions on to Rose, if you have any ideas.

Best,
Seth

Reply sent on 7/2/13, 5:52 p.m.

DG wrote: Seth and Rose, I can only say wow, and this is a problem. We need a sign for turtle migration—1/8 mile per hour. It seems like a crass joke, but maybe a sign will help somewhat. Most people in PA are careful types. Then there is those disconnected people that would rather have target practice. Mom turtle picked a bad spot, sadly.

Don