posted Jun 1, 2010 8:29 AM by Hester Burch [ updated Jun 1, 2010 8:39 AM ]
photo copyright Hester Burch
Diamondback Terrapin lays 8 to 12 eggs in a six inch hole she digs in the sand. Many animals love to eat terrapin eggs including: crabs, crows, gulls, rats, muskrats, foxes, raccoons, skunks and mink.
These eggs were found on top of the sand at Elms presumably dug up by a predator May 2010