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Maryland’s Wild Turtles Are on the Move

Help Turtles Cross the Road, But Keep them Wild Wild turtles are currently heading to their breeding and nesting sites throughout Maryland. During this time of year, wild turtles can often be seen crossing roads and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges drivers to be cautious and give turtles a “brake.” Common turtles found on  Read the Rest…

Wild Turtles Should Never Be Taken as Pets

Lovable Maryland Reptiles Belong in their Natural Habitat It’s that time of year when turtles may be seen more frequently. Irresistible as turtles may be, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges people to resist the temptation and to leave these reptiles in the wild. Helpful Marylanders do sometimes move turtles off roads to protect them  Read the Rest…

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