Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Animal Wednesday - Box Turtle

We had our first Box Turtle sighting today at the park. He didn't really want to come out and play.
I guess I wouldn't either if a big pink nose was pressed up against my shell. Mr Box Turtle expressed his disgust by hissing at Luna. 
A girl just has to find a shady spot to recooperate after an exciting outing. 
Happy Animal Wedensday to all of you out there. I hope you are able to get out and enjoy this lovely spring weather.

17 comments:

Teri Casper said...

What a find Lisa! Luna is so funny.
Now you need to paint the turtle for your journal

HAW

SandyCarlson said...

That is AWESOME. I love this dude!

Julie said...

I think Luna should be in movies....she is so beautiful!!! She could be the Elizabeth Taylor of the dog world!!!

verobirdie said...

Hissing at Luna? How rude!
I did know turtles could hiss...

Cris, Artist in Oregon said...

What a cool turtle. Thats something we dont see here. Except the ones at the Duck pond on logs. We actually had some nice weather today. Luna was very curious.. :) Like Annie...She was nose to beak today with the neighbors Chickens. Thru the chicken wire of course. I got some cute pix for next Wednesday. :) HAW

Lynn said...

What a beautiful design on the back of that turtle!
Oh Luna, you are just trying to be friendly, we know that!!!!

Robin said...

Lisa... that Box Turtle is beautiful! Really! I have never seen one...it is fascinating to learn that there are so many different types....(just *met* a Pig-nosed one last week)!

Luna is too adorable - checking out Mr. Turtle...(although I'm sure he didn't feel very happy)!
That photo DID remind me of Cris' Annie with the Chicken!

Ah....the wonderful world of Animals! They enrich our lives!

Hugs,
♥ Robin ♥

Cheryl said...

I love the box turtle Lisa. The shell is a work of art, is it not?

Lovely Luna, sweet girl.....I love it when they are tired and their eyes get that lovely soft effect :)

Katiejane said...

I am sucking up each and every one of these beautiful days! Good to see Luna enjoying them too. Sorry Mr. Box Turtle. I haven't seen one of these in years.

Cowgirl Red said...

I love box turtles so much. Ours look a little different here. The designs on their backs are so unique. Whenever I see one crossing the road I stop and help in across before he gets run over. It's a family joke. xoxo Terah

Q said...

I fell in love with my husband 40 years ago when he stopped his car to help a Box Turtle cross the road...I love the good Box Turtle....
We are "Turtles"....I think you might be one too....
Sherry

Gail said...

She's such a cute pup! I've seen turtles on the move, too!

Mim said...

I'm glad Luna didn't get her nose nipped!! Beautiful box turtle. I will post my pics this weekend from the "blogger ate my AW" post.

soulbrush said...

That is a good photo with Luna sniffing him, they make a good pair. What a fun walk you had.

Deb said...

Isn't the shell of the box turtle gorgeous! Luna is such a sweet dog♥

yoon see said...

Luna is sure fond of new stuff and this turtle certainly is Luna's new toy! Ha..Ha..

yoon see said...

How fun Luna played with the box turtle and I have never seen an orange box turtle before? It's so unique!

Lately, I got to catch one or two snails at my garden. I caught them and play with them for a while but I got to destroy them because they eat my plants!