Why Did The Turtle Cross The Road?

World Turtle Day was yesterday, so I wanted to share this with you. I wrote this a year ago, but it’s still relevant today. In this post you will learn:
– why turtles cross roads
– when they are more likely to cross them
– how you can help them cross safely
– how we can literally save turtle species from extinction
“For if one link in nature’s chain might be lost, another might be lost, until the whole of things will vanish by piecemeal.”– Thomas Jefferson
‪#‎WorldTurtleDay‬

Conscious Companion

We are facing a turtle survival crisis unprecedented in its severity and risk. Humans are the problem, and must therefore also be the solution. Without concerted conservation action, many of the world’s turtles and tortoises will become extinct within the next few decades. It is now up to us to prevent the loss of these remarkable, unique jewels of evolution. ~ Turtle Conservation Coalition

turtle crossing roadTurtles on the road are on a mission! Help them accomplish their turtle mission!

World Turtle Day is May 23, so I wanted to remind everyone to be conscious of these very special animals that share the roads with us!  Where we live, we are surrounded by natural wetlands. But there are highways and roads that also surround these wetlands. This often means that native turtles do not fare well when they need to cross the busy roads.  I have seen far more than my share…

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