Roanoke Traffic Dodger - Roanoke,IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bluesneaky
N 40° 57.630 W 085° 21.950
16T E 637520 N 4535658
Quick Description: 30 Seconds from road pizza, this is not a good place for a turtle to be.
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 9/21/2011 9:37:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMCMN6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 13

Long Description:
This guy (common map turtle)was on his way across the busy road dodging semis and cars to the left and right. I saw him and pulled over real quick and ran back to get him. He was friendly enough, we exchanged a few good turtle stories and I set him on the grass so he could continue on his way towards the water nearby.

This was in June of 2011. In that month turtles all over the state went bonkers. They were crossing roads everywhere. This was the third one I saw in a week. All were in totally different places and none that I had ever seem turtles cross before.
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