Teenage turtles on the loose!

By Carl Zimmer | October 27, 2010 6:12 pm

teen snapperA good end to a stormy day: after the snapping turtles came to our house this summer and laid their eggs, the eggs hatched and the hatchlings became vivacious teenagers. Here’s one that turned up by the front door, which we then rescued from the curiosity of our cats.

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Carl Zimmer writes about science regularly for The New York Times and magazines such as DISCOVER, which also hosts his blog, The LoomHe is the author of 12 books, the most recent of which is Science Ink: Tattoos of the Science Obsessed.

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