Turtle Going West Near Albion, Pa
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Goonies 7
N 41° 52.114 W 080° 18.175
17T E 557849 N 4635418
Quick Description: Spotted this small turtle on West Road outside of Albion, Pa.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/21/2011 7:18:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMCMMD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 17

Long Description:
Out doing some caching with Goonie Nanny and PopPop55k in an area just east of Albion, Pa. We were on West Road and had just passed Crossingville Road (how appropriate) when we saw this little guy making his way across the road.

Stopped and took a picture of him with the GPS and he quickly retreated into his shell. He appeared to be a Painted Turtle. Probably an Eastern Painted Turtle according to the pictures.

Not a busy road in that area, and he did not appear to have any problems getting across. Looking at the Topo Maps, there is a stream nearby that he was probably headed to.
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Months most seen crossing: June/July

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