kfpaddle: Holy smokes! What an AWESOME treat!…

kfpaddle:

Holy smokes! What an AWESOME treat!

This mama diamondback terrapin is my lifer nesting dbt. I’ve seen dozens out in the marsh, but this one is my first on land (not counting those in captivity/rehab). She’s gorgeous, isn’t she?

Happy Mother’s Day!!!

#mothersday #mamaturtle #diamondbackterrapin #terrapin #nestingturtle #turtle #reptile #herpetology #marshturtle #naturalhistory #coastalgeorgia #conservationconnection #conservation #exploregeorgia #stsimons #stsimonsisland #GoldenIsles #Georgia #kfpaddle #bluemind (at Saint Simons Island, Georgia)