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Turtle Mania

Leatherback, murray river, matama Hawksbill, common musk and spiny soft shell. Loggerhead, Atlantic green, alligator snapping Turtles are we, in every country we dwell. The largest sea turtle reaches eight hundred pounds. A leatherback whose love for jellyfish abounds. Alligator snapping is one fourth of leatherback’s weight Uses pink fleshy flap of lower jaw for bait. The difference in turtles fascinates me. I can picture the loggerheads running to the sea. No matter what country you decide to make your home There is a turtle close by, even if it is in this poem.

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Date: 11/17/2019 1:35:00 PM
very cute ending, relating turtle to poetry! I enjoy your cleverness, Caren.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/18/2019 4:48:00 AM
Thank you Andrea.
Date: 11/17/2019 6:03:00 AM
Wonderfully done, dear Caren. Love and prayers for you, Gina
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/18/2019 4:48:00 AM
Love and prayers back to you Gina.
Date: 11/17/2019 6:00:00 AM
Thank you for the lesson about turtles... my favourite turtles the ninja mutant ones... lol.. just kidding..
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/18/2019 4:51:00 AM
I watched a show about the Ninja Mutant Turtles yesterday!
Date: 11/17/2019 5:28:00 AM
Fascinating poem for these lovable animals dear, Caren!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/18/2019 4:51:00 AM
Thank you Demetrios.
Date: 11/16/2019 10:10:00 PM
Good one Caren, once in a while you'll see one walking down the road..
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/17/2019 4:54:00 AM
I see them all the time in my yard.
Date: 11/16/2019 8:00:00 PM
Delightful Poem Caren. I admire the African Helmeted and the Red Bellied Short Neck. They are very adorable creatures. Thanks for sharing this
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/17/2019 4:54:00 AM
Thank you Gregory. I am going to have to look those two up.
Date: 11/16/2019 7:03:00 PM
during a hurricane, the floods were pretty bad and a turtle was walking down the highway...i thought i would be nice and rescue him, take him home, put him in my trunk and set him free at the pond, he was huge so i lifted him by his tail and stuck him in the trunk, good thing i guess, he was a snapping turtle and i had a hard time getting him back out of my trunk...never rescued another again...good write, enjoyed~ hugs
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/17/2019 4:56:00 AM
Sandra, I did the same thing once. Stopped my car in the middle of a road, and tried to pick up a LARGE turtle that looked much smaller from my car. He began snapping at me and I dropped him, had to figure out how to turn him over without being bitten, and it was not easy. He went straight back to the road after I got him safely to the grass.