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Turtle rescue

Turtle rescue

We received our first turtle rescue report of the new season just last week. Mike and Belinda Sanderson found a turtle trying to cross the road on 16 Mile, west of Northland Drive. But when they got close, they realized it was a snapper turtle, and it did not want to cooperate with their efforts to lead him across. The turtle finally crossed the road on its own, as seen in the photo.

As a reminder, if you see a turtle trying to cross the road, you only need to help them to the other side, in the way they were traveling, and please be safe while doing it. And never try to pick up a snapping turtle!

If you’ve rescued a turtle, you can email photos and a brief summary to news@cedarspringspost.com, or stop in to our office at 36 E. Maple Street in Cedar Springs.


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