Terrapin or "Tarpun"

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Ken Ramos
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Terrapin or "Tarpun"

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Most of us ol' boys down here never paid much attention in english class and I am no exception. My mind was always on that cute little number that sit next to me in class. :roll: I suppose you wonder what that has to do with Terrapin and Tarpun. Well down here most of us call it a "Tarpun." Easier to say, off the cuff, and everyone knows what you are talking about. :wink:

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Yeah, I know. There is a distracting stem of grass on the right side of the image. If I had picked this thing up to move it, then I would have had only a closed door to take a photo of. :roll: I also think that these and turtles were what gave someone the idea to come up with road hogging RV's. :?

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Post by MacroLuv »

Very nice turtle Ken. :D
By the way, neither I didn't pay much attention in english class. :lol:
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Noticing of my "a" and "the" and other grammar
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Re: Terrapin or "Tarpun"

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Ken Ramos wrote:There is a distracting stem of grass on the right side of the image.
Nice terrapin (tarpun, whatever :roll: )!

It took me 3 views to realize that you were talking about the tan grass on the right side.

Somehow I first noticed the green grass in the center, and got stuck on that. (Aside from the turtle, of course.)

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Post by beetleman »

Same here on the grass. I did not see the tan grass until Rik said something :lol: A cute little fella for sure. I am wondering if that is an eastern box turtle. I have not seen one in the natural setting since my teen years. They are on the endangered species list through out most of their range I believe (loss of habitat, road kills...the usual stuff :( )
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Post by salden »

Same here..the green grass, had to look a bit for the other "distraction" :lol:

Nice looking turtle you have there Ken.
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Post by Ken Ramos »

Doug replied:
They are on the endangered species list through out most of their range I believe (loss of habitat, road kills...the usual stuff )
Now that you have brought it to mind there Doug, they are I believe. Thanks everyone and sorry for the confusion over the grass thingy. :lol: :D

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Post by Sven Bernert »

Love that little nose .. :lol:

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Post by Ken Ramos »

Thanks Sven. Yes quite cute, isn't it. :D

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