Look What We Found :) (Pic Heavy)

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by cluckychick, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    DH found this laying eggs in the front yard while he was out mowing. Its a western painted turtle and after research the eggs should hatch in about 72-80 days depending on temps. Gonna keep an eye on it.
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    And my son and DH found kittens in our barn, 3 calicos. We do not have any outside cats but we had been seeing a cat around every now and again she is quite feral. Apparently she has adopted us. I will post pics of them tomorrow. Their eyes are open and all 3 look really healthy [​IMG]

    Last weekend we went to the lake and these are some pics we took there.
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    This was in our yard, no clue where it came from, lol.

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    Dogs found a turtle.

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    And a different one.

    Then we went to cook dinner on the grill, pulled the cover off and found this
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    I love taking pics of everything [​IMG]
     
  2. Half-a-dozen

    Half-a-dozen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow... [​IMG] ya got a lot going on over there!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. BJ

    BJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind of eggs are in the last pic? do you know? they are very unusual...

    Wow, you've got a lot of nature in your yard! Neat!
     
  4. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Quote:Well if DH was awake I'd ask but for the life of me I can't remember [​IMG] They are small brown birds and there were two flying in and out. Six eggs total in the nest so I figured two were sitting on the same nest.
     
  5. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    Who thought the midwest was so full of cool stuff? [​IMG]
     
  6. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    You have a maternity ward there! Is the cow still there or did she find her way home?
     
  7. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Quote:She mossied (sp?) on up the road. I tried to convince DH that it was a sign that I need to get a cow or a goat next but it didn't work. [​IMG]
     
  8. countryatheart

    countryatheart Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow, So cool to get to see a turtle laying eggs. In our previous house, we had a small pond. We always knew when frogs were laying eggs in it, because they would be croaking loudly. Shortly, we would have tadpoles.[​IMG]
     

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