Turtle in front of my door

Rainy day, so yummy earthworms are out and about:

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Taken from my porch a few minutes ago:

It was happily munching earthworms, but by the time I grabbed my camera, my dog scared it back into its shell.

Lucky you! Terrapene carolina, for the curious. Looks like a probable female (eye color).

By Sven DiMilo (not verified) on 18 May 2009 #permalink