I go out of my house this morning and I don't see well without my
glasses and I see a brown spot on the grass. It's a turtle!
What is a turtle doing on my yard? About an inch and a half long. I
lift one side of the shell a little bit and he starts to pull his head
in. So he's alive.
It's a townhouse with a little yard, and it's about 40 feet from the
turtle to my fence with woods 3 feet beyond that, and another 30 feet to
a stream. If it's a turlle that walks around my yard, does it like
There's a teeny tiny chance that the mailman may step on him when he
comes to deliver the mail. The chance will go up a lot if the turtle
gets closer to the sidewalk. Should I explain that to him? Or move
him to a safer place? What is safer? I'll have to mow the lawn in 2
or 3 weeks.