Two strangers passed in the night (or day)…do you know who they were and where they were going?
This entry was posted on May 9, 2013 by Mary Holland. It was filed under Mystery Photo, Signs of Spring .
Wood turtles heading to lay their eggs?
May 9, 2013 at 11:06 am
Turtles. Off to lay eggs.
May 9, 2013 at 11:09 am
Turtles. Sex hotel
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May 9, 2013 at 11:18 am
May 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm
May 9, 2013 at 11:28 am
turtles going to or from egg laying?
May 9, 2013 at 11:29 am
May 9, 2013 at 11:33 am
snappers on their way to lay eggs?
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May 9, 2013 at 11:38 am
It looks like a beach. I can see foot marks and a central line, likely a tail. I going with a pair of snapping turtles looking for a place to lay eggs.Bill
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May 9, 2013 at 12:02 pm
Think the tracks might be turtles.
May 9, 2013 at 12:15 pm
I love this photo (and all of your photos). Of course, the trails are from my favorite animal – the turtle.
May 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm
Turtles. tracks don’t look heavy or powerful enough to be snapper tracks. First guess is ainted? But in sand like that? The wiggly tailtrack is maybe “diagnostic”, but beats me.
May 9, 2013 at 12:21 pm
“Ainted” turtles are very contrary beasts. “Painted” is what should have been written.
May 9, 2013 at 12:22 pm
Maybe some kind of worm, but the tracks are raised and I might have expected the tracks to be depressed. Maybe heading to water?? Dianne
May 9, 2013 at 1:14 pm
Is it snapping turtles out looking for a nesting site?
May 9, 2013 at 1:19 pm
Looks like turtles going to lay eggs in sand. Maybe snappers because of strong tail track.
May 9, 2013 at 1:35 pm
Hmmmm. Could it be horseshoe crabs heading for spots to lay eggs?
May 9, 2013 at 2:50 pm
Looks to me like turtle tracks or a drunk fat man.
May 9, 2013 at 3:03 pm
Or two drunk fat men???
May 9, 2013 at 4:11 pm
My guess was two turtles but did they walk over each other or change directions?
May 9, 2013 at 4:19 pm
It looks like two snakes of about the same size crossed paths – the one from the lower left going over the other snake as they crossed.
May 9, 2013 at 4:58 pm
Snapping turtle coming and going from egg laying??
May 9, 2013 at 7:05 pm
Turtles going or coming back from laying eggs or hatched baby turtles going to the water?
May 9, 2013 at 8:40 pm
turtles going to lay their eggs.
May 9, 2013 at 8:54 pm
“Turtle crawl”! First one female traversing the sand to lay eggs;, then a seond whose low-slung carapace overwrote the trail of the first. Freshwater debris? Smallish turtles… How about two Painteds?
May 9, 2013 at 8:56 pm
Turtles laying eggs?
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May 9, 2013 at 9:21 pm
Looking for nesting sites
May 10, 2013 at 1:11 am
I agree that these are turtle tracks. Whether they were in search of each other, or a place to lay eggs, or a way back to the water, I don’t know.
May 10, 2013 at 2:35 am
My first thought was horseshoe crabs, but turtles sounds more likely.
May 14, 2013 at 7:02 pm
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