Why Hello, Mister Tortoise!

On the way home this evening, I drove past what appeared to be a very large tortoise.  I stopped the car about 50 feet beyond the dark lump and put it into reverse to check it out.

Yep!  It was a tortoise all right — and the biggest one I have ever seen outside of a zoo.  The old guy must weigh ten pounds.

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It just goes to show, I never know what I will come across next around here!

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One response to “Why Hello, Mister Tortoise!

  1. Girl, where you from in Dixie??? Don’t you know that is a “snapping turtle” and will bite your finger off in one snap??? LOL Not sure how big it was but a big one could hurt you really bad!!!

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