Follow Birding with David Simpson on Meetup if you want to come out and join us to see the birds you see on my blog!

Friday, June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018

Location: St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park

I am a Peninsula Cooter
Here's a clever nesting ruse that I deploy:
I dig 3 holes, and lay most of my eggs in one,
And use the other 2 as predator decoys.

Sources: Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Zoo - Florida Cooter Pseudemys peninsularis

Photo and text © 2018 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

No comments:

Post a Comment