Mrs. Map Turtle

by James Sweetman
(Windsor, Ontario, Canada)

The turtle is masked under a general anesthetic. Head has to be held out

The turtle is masked under a general anesthetic. Head has to be held out

Mrs Map Turtle, full of eggs was found walking near Windsor Ontario, with only 3 legs.

The front right leg was missing the foot.

Sometimes, if these Turtles get caught in leg-hold traps for Muskrats, they will "chew" there appendages off.

Thanks for sending this to us - and my apologies for the delay in adding to our website

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