Author Topic: something very strange lurking in the canal on todays dog walk  (Read 642 times)

beefy

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a turtle sunbathing on a log


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and something a bit more familiar
a baby coot


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How weird seeing a tortoise  :o


I wonder if someone has lost it? Thought they were just pets in this country and not "wild". I realise I know very little about them  ;D


Nice pic of the babby coot  :)
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ninthace

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That turtle/tortoise is a terrapin - probably released from an aquarium following the Ninja Turtle craze.
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April

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That turtle/tortoise is a terrapin -


I did mention I knew nothing about tortoises  ;D  Just noticed beefy said it was a turtle  :)
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Did you hear about when the lorry load of tortoises hit a van load of terrapins? It was a turtle disaster

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Did you hear about when the lorry load of tortoises hit a van load of terrapins? It was a turtle disaster
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Did you hear about when the lorry load of tortoises hit a van load of terrapins? It was a turtle disaster


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Certainly beats my large round straw bale, I saw in the Leeds/Liverpool canal on Saturday.

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Amazing what wildlife you find.


Coots are amazing little characters, with those incredible feet!

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To the Americans, turtles, tortoises and terrapins are ALL turtles!

beefy

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How weird seeing a tortoise  :o


I wonder if someone has lost it? Thought they were just pets in this country and not "wild". I realise I know very little about them  ;D


Nice pic of the babby coot  :)
Thanks Ape O0


Certainly beats my large round straw bale, I saw in the Leeds/Liverpool canal on Saturday.
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Amazing what wildlife you find.


Coots are amazing little characters, with those incredible feet!
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To the Americans, turtles, tortoises and terrapins are ALL turtles!
O0


Did you hear about when the lorry load of tortoises hit a van load of terrapins? It was a turtle disaster


I think we need to sit down and have a serious talk pleb  :D



That turtle/tortoise is a terrapin - probably released from an aquarium following the Ninja Turtle craze.



Ninja turtle craze, I thought you said it was a terrapin  ;D
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ninthace

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Just be grateful it wasn't one of these bad boys (or girls)

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYCC_8DDqMM

Mind you, an adult terrapin would enjoy lunching on that Coot
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