Blandings babies are back! Every year, as part…

Blandings babies are back! Every year, as part of our “Headstart” program, turtle hatchlings are picked up in early autumn to be raised indoors for the winter. Their handlers try to get the turtles as big as possible so they are better protected from predators and more likely to survive and breed in the wild. Our friends @ZooNewEngland estimate that the headstarted turtles have about a 30 times better chance of surviving to adulthood. We think that’s turtley awesome. — view on Instagram https://ift.tt/2ms7S2L

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