Charlie and Tania Heintzman sent us a turtle picture catching some rays on their rock shore..I believe a snapping model. They can live 70 years..this one looks up there..
Approximately 90 percent of their diet consists of dead animal and plant matter, and this species plays an important role in keeping lakes and wetlands clean.
In water, the snapping turtle rarely snaps at people or other potential threats and will simply swim away if threatened.
Over the past year’s the ministry has placed fake turtles on paved roads and boulevards..observed from a hidden location..and discovered a percentage of motorist went out of their way to hit one.
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