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    ÖöÖöÖöÖöÖö Dannihilator's Avatar
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    Came upon this on my ride today.

    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    that's a small little tortoise. i would say the shell length is only like 5inches compared to the leaves.

    cute lil thing!

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    Box Turtle.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    So who won?

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    Quote Originally Posted by IchbinJay
    So who won?
    ... and how did the soup taste?

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    Looks poisionous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ123
    Looks poisionous.
    that's what friends are for! free soup? *SNICKERS*!!

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    dude its just a box turtle, its not poisonous.

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    How'd this little feller end up?

    You didn't get all riled cuz he took your line on the descent, did you?
    ;-p

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    Did you get pwned on the climb? Turtles got mad skillz...
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    He looks like a cool psychadelic army helmet from the 60's.
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    Moved it to the side of the trail.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    He looks like a cool psychodelic army helmet from the 60's.
    Haha...where do you think the cool, psychadelic soldiers got their helmets?
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    Look out! Its Ganna Attack!

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    that turtle is stoned! just look at the eyes!!

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    Sweet, you must've been pretty surprised when you found it.
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    It's the American Box turtle (colors are wrong, no?)
    About a month ago I encountered 11 of them, all
    on the same ride... It happens every year at about
    the same time. Mating season I guess. Two of them
    were about 5 feet apart, but all the other 9 were 1/2
    mile or more from each other.
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    My turtle can take your's: Snapping turtle...lousy pic taken with cell phone on a ride on a rail bed...he was crossing to get to another pond...bit at my tire and did not take his eyes off of me until I rode off. Was about 10-12" long and a little pi$$ed that I had stopped to look/detain for pic. They smell wonderful...like roadkill....most likely appealing to other snappers.
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    Can beat it. Easily. Time to go catch the big one in the pond.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    cool...it looks scared. lucky camera shot before in ran.

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    Didn't even budge when I took the pic.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    Quote Originally Posted by spinbackle
    My turtle can take your's: Snapping turtle...lousy pic taken with cell phone on a ride on a rail bed...he was crossing to get to another pond...bit at my tire and did not take his eyes off of me until I rode off. Was about 10-12" long and a little pi$$ed that I had stopped to look/detain for pic. They smell wonderful...like roadkill....most likely appealing to other snappers.

    spinbackle, watch your toes. I've seen snappers bite 1/2 inch oak branches in two. (Now what did I do with that 3/4? )
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    A see them suckers everytime I ride at one of the local trails. I've yet to hit one though.
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    We get Gopher Turtles down here. Saw one at a distance yesterday. I've run into one in the past. Saw it last minute, slammed the brakes and hit it with a gentle "THUD". Just enough to scare it!
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