Turtle Lays Eggs In Sand Trap At Local Golf Course
Turtle Lays Eggs In Sand Trap At Local Golf Course


FLOODING IN TEXAS RECEIVES HISTORIC LEVELS AND WHAT’S BEHIND THE INCREASE IN SHARK ATTACKS IN THAT’S NEXT. AND IF YOU PLAY AROUND GOLF AT THE WILD WOOD CLUB IN ALLISON PARK BE CAREFUL AROUND THE FOURTH HOLE. ABOUT A DOZEN SNAPPING TURTLE EGGS BURIED IN THE SAND TRAP. Reporter: MAPPING TURTLES SEEK OUT SOFT SPOTS IN THE EARTH TO LAY THEIR EGGS. THIS ONE FOR EXAMPLE SETTLES FOR A MUD HOLE IN WISCONSIN. CLOSER TO HOME WHAT COULD MAKE FOR EASIER DIGGING THAN A GOLF COURSE SAND TRAP? MONDAY MORNING OUR GOLF PROHAD NOTICED A MOTHER TURTLE LAYING THE EGGS BACK HERE IN THE BUNKER FACE. Reporter: WILD WOOD CLUB GROUNDS SUPERINTENDENT TOM FISHER SAID THE GOLF PROSNAPPED A PHOTOGRAPH AS THE TURTLE DUG INTO THE SAND AND UNDER THE GRASSY AREA. LAID PROBABLY ABOUT A DOZEN EGGS AND WAS KIND OF COVERING THEM BACK UP TO PROTECT THEM. Reporter: IF A GOLFBALL LANDS WITH IN THE ROPED IN AREA IT MUST BE DROPPED NEARBY AS PLAY CONTINUES. EVERYBODY UNDERSTANDS THAT. EVERYBODY GET THAT ITS NATURE AND WE DON’T MESS WITH IT. SPECIFICALLY A MOTHER. Reporter: GIVEN THE FACT THAT A MAPPING TURTLE HAS A VERY LARGE HEAD AND A VERY STRONG JAW IF YOU HAPPEN TO HIT A GOLF WALL INTO HER POND MY ADVICE IS LEAVE IT THERE. GET THEIR NAME FROM THE FACT THEY HAVE A VERY POWERFUL BITE. Reporter: HENRY OF THE PITTSBURGH ZOO SAID THE TURTLE PICKED A GOOD SPOT. IN A SUNNY LOCATION. EASY DIG. REBURY THEM AND THE EGGS ARE WHEN THEY HATCH THEY ARE — THEY ARE HARD WIRED TO SURVIVE. THERE IS NO MOM INVOLVED ONCE SHE LAYS THEM. SHE IS DONE. Reporter: HE DOES HAVE A WARNING FOR GOLFERS. THE EGGS ARE ROUND AND ABOUT THE SIZE OF A GOLFBALL. DON’T TRY TO TEE THUMB UP WITH

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  1. kneelz s says:

    golfers hit eggs with club

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