Red in Tooth and Claw

21 Jul

Up until Saturday, we had three snapping turtles in the pond – one I call Jaws, who is simply HUGE, Little Girl, who is small and has a white shell, and a third one that I dubbed Big Boy. I have no idea the actual sex of any of them, but it’s my front yard and I make the rules.

When I went out to feed them Saturday evening, I only saw Jaws and Little Girl – until I noticed a whitish blob over near the water lilies. Somebody had chewed through Big Boy’s neck.

I have my suspicions.

2 Responses to “Red in Tooth and Claw”

  1. tiggerlyss July 21, 2022 at 10:08 pm #

    I am so sorry to hear about Big Boy I remember the kids always talking about those turtles.

  2. Garfield Hug July 22, 2022 at 2:16 pm #


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