Monday, January 7, 2013

Near the water

Photo by Mark Hengesbaugh 12/16/2012
Mark writes:
On Sun., Dec. 16 we saw this Sonora Mud Turtle downstream from the dam, lumbering toward the creek. Air temp was about 55 degrees, but obviously not too cool for this ectotherm.
Anne says: Unlike the Sonoran Desert Tortoise, the Sonora Mud Turtle is a carnivore.

No comments:

Post a Comment