Turtles and Tortoises...

Discussion in 'Birds' started by kramp, Jul 20, 2005.

  1. Eastern Three Toed Box Turtle.
    Terrapene carolina triunguis
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    Cherry Headed Red Footed Tortoise
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    Russian Tortoise.
    Testudo horsfieldii
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    Baby Eastern Box Turtle. They like to dig.
    Terrapene carolina
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    200 f4 micro, reflector or flash for shadow fill.

    All captive bred except the Three Toe, he was rescued from a pet store, sick and dying we had to pry his beak open and give him cod liver oil, that was 16 years ago I figure he must be at least thirty years old now.

    Martin
     
  2. jaminphoto

    jaminphoto

    149
    Jul 7, 2005
    SF Bay area
    The three toed looks mean with the red eye.

    The cherry headed also looks pretty cool.

    --ricardo
     
  3. Terri French

    Terri French

    May 5, 2005
    Idaho
    Are these your pets, then? Nice photos of them.
     
  4. great lighting Martin....just superb !!

    turtles, hummers, bugs...what other pets are running around your house? :wink: :wink:
     
  5. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Very nice shots Martin. I too am curious; are these living with you? In terrariums or in the yard?
     
  6. She does have that snippy look and isn't as tame as the captive bread turtles but you can scratch here head and she will bump against your feet if she wants attention.

    Thanks
    Martin
     
  7. Thanks Terri, yes there pets.

    Martin
     
  8. The sun was high in the sky so I played with a reflector to fill in the shadows.


    Well there is the two little birds also....

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    Thanks Mike.
    Martin
     
  9. They have terrariums, but also we have an outdoor cage they go out into when the weather is nice and these pictures were taken in the yard or in the outdoor cage.

    Thanks Frank.

    Martin
     
  10. eng45ine

    eng45ine

    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Nice series Martin. The composition and detail are outstanding.
     
  11. Thanks Frank, apreciate the comment.

    Martin
     
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