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Fish Hatchery Pond, below Elephant Butte dam, New Mexico, USA.
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Reluctantly I’m going to call this a slider, maybe a red-earred slider, but for sure, I know it’s a turtle in a murky pond. Bosque, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
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From my Monday morning walk in Mescal Canyon: After years of walking in this canyon, I saw a Box Turtle there for the first time. It was in the shade on the walk out, so I was eager to see … Continue reading
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Kayaking The Rio Grande (Part 2)
(The first part was posted here) The sky was blue and clear when we started kayaking on the Rio Grande but soon the smoke from Arizona wildfires blew over the Caballo mountains. Smoke filled Palomas Gap and within an hour … Continue reading
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Dominating our town is Turtleback Mountain. From a distance, it’s not much – overshadowed by all the other mountains. But from Main Street, it is the center of our landscape. The rock formation on the summit resembles a turtle, but … Continue reading
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