It seems that many of my Magic Moments posts are animal related whether it’s moose, turtles, coyotes or beaver but I suppose that is all part of emigrating to a different continent. Animals that you would normally view in the zoo suddenly become part of everyday life and can be spotted wandering around your neighbourhood. This weeks Magic moment post is no different
We have a bit of an affinity with our shelled friends in this house. Both the boys have pet Hermann Tortoises which we went to an awful lot of hassle and expense to bring from England to Canada with us when we moved.
So we were very excited on our recent camping trip to spot not only these very pretty Painted Turtles basking in the sun
but also this very friendly Snapping Turtle who appeared to be living under the dock on the lake.
Whenever we walked out onto the dock he would pop up to take a look at us.
He didn’t mind posing for an underwater shot either!
They really do look prehistoric don’t they?