These two cuties come via Friends of Ontario Snapping Turtles (FROST), a group that’s trying to get snappers off the hunting list. Snappers, by the way, are a protected species in Ontario so it seems mildly insane that the Canadian government would allow anyone to harvest them as food.
If you want to help, you can read more here.
This is a great cause. Save the Snapper! Learn more here: http://www.ontarionature.org/protect/campaigns/snapping_turtle.php
The Prothonotary Warbler is endangered provincially and nationally. Help us protect vulnerable species and add your voice, here http://www.ontarionature.org/act/action_alerts/alert_template.php?n_code=593
Photo credit Laura Gooch.
Photo credit Stuart Williams.