Help turtles cross the highway
This time of year in Minnesota, turtles can often be seen attempting to cross roadways to and from nesting sites.
If you can do so safely, stop and give them a hand. The slow-moving beasts, which predate dinosaurs by several million years, need all the help they can get these days.
Roadway mortality is believed to be a major factor in turtle population declines throughout the United States, according to the Minnesota DNR.
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