Here is a
nest hole of a snapping turtle, which was most likely raided by
raccoons to eat
the eggs. The hole is approximately 10 cm in
diameter. Naturalist Matt
says, “Yesterday we saw a female snapping turtle digging a hole here, laying her
eggs, and then filling the hole. And she got back to the water. Last night
raccoons raided this turtle nest and ate all the eggs.” Matt adds, “ Eggs of
snapping turtles look like ping pong balls and their eggshells are soft like
leather” while holding a piece of broken shell between his thumb and index
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