Slow and Steady

Posted May 13, 2010, at 8:39 p.m.
A snapping turtle stood its ground as it slowly made its way across Forest Avenue in Orono shortly before sunset Sunday, May 2, 2010. According to tortoisetrust. org, in Maine's latitude,  snapping turtles typically come out of hibernation in early May when the  water is 41 to 50 F. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS
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A snapping turtle stood its ground as it slowly made its way across Forest Avenue in Orono shortly before sunset Sunday, May 2, 2010. According to tortoisetrust. org, in Maine's latitude, snapping turtles typically come out of hibernation in early May when the water is 41 to 50 F. BANGOR DAILY NEWS PHOTO BY JOHN CLARKE RUSS

A snapping turtle stands its ground as it slowly makes its way across Forest Avenue in Orono shortly before sunset last week. According to tortoisetrust. org, in Maine’s latitude, snapping turtles typically come out of hibernation in early May when the water is 41 to 50 degrees.

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