Wood Turtle - 18+ year old female

Harriman Turtle Study

Wood Turtle, 2010
Matt Shook, the Assistant Director of Highlands Environmental Research Institute (HEnRI), describes the techniques used to determine the gender, condition, and age of a Wood Turtle. 
This female is at least 18 years old.  Tracking her movements this year will help to determine the status of Wood Turtle populations in the Park.
Wood Turtle, 2009
After basking in the sun, this Wood Turtle moves off to the water nearby.

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Turtle Study at Harriman State Park

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