Back-to-pool for coddled baby turtles

By CBC News Ottawa, September 4, 2019

After more than two months away inside incubators, nearly six hundred tiny turtles are heading back to the waters of Ottawa's Mud Lake.

The eggs of snapping turtles and Blanding's turtles, each considered species at risk in Ontario, were collected in June from the area around the lake west of downtown by the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) to help protect them from predators and vehicles.

The eggs spent their summer vacation in an incubator at a constant warm temperature of 28 C.

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