Video: Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road in the Arnold Arboretum?

A snapping turtle decided to go from one pond to another in the Arnold Arboretum, crossing a road and then scurrying into the weeds and disappearing. This is not a slow and steady turtle -- and there were no obvious hares or bunnies around... Turtle crossing in Arnold Arboretum (Part 1 of 2) from JamaicaPlainNews.com on Vimeo. Turtle Crossing in Arnold Arboretum (Part 2) from JamaicaPlainNews.com on Vimeo.  

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A Great Day to Be a Turtle

A nice day for turtles on #jamaicapond @02130News @universalhub pic.twitter.com/nB1TJdJY79— D R (@8doug8) April 19, 2015

It seemed that everyone was enjoying the Pond on Sunday, including these two fellows photographed by Twitter user D R.

Each weekday we post a “Photo of the Day” from around the neighborhood. If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) "Jamaica Plain," here are four ways to nominate it:

Email me at chris@jamaicaplainnews

Tag a picture on Twitter with @02130News

Put your photo in the Jamaica Plain News photo pool on Flickr

Tag a picture on Instagram with #02130News

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Pondside Living: Turtle Edition

Each weekday we post a random image from around the neighborhood. Cynthia Vazquez snapped this turtle shot at Jamaica Pond. Thanks for letting us share it, Cynthia! [selfie]

If you have a photo that screams (or even whispers) "Jamaica Plain," here are four ways to nominate it as our "Photo of the Day":

Email me at chris@jamaicaplainnews

Tag a picture on Twitter with @02130News

Put your photo in the Jamaica Plain News photo pool on Flickr

Tag a picture on Instagram with #02130News

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