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Old Aug 25, 2012, 12:40 PM   #1
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I found this little guy at the arboretum yesterday. It appears to be a baby Spiny Shoftshell Turtle. He was about the size of a credit card.




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Old Aug 26, 2012, 6:27 PM   #2
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What an unusually cute little fellow saly! Just look at that camouflage and how sharply you captured the image. I find that focus is a challenge when the subject and the background are so closely hued.

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Old Aug 28, 2012, 2:49 AM   #3
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I agree with onlooker, that focusing was quite adeptly done.
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Nice job on #2, nice.

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Thank you folks. Our local ponds are full of pond turtles and painted turtles, but I rarely see these pointed snout type. This one was very small and cute.
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