A photo appeared on the Internet in which the turtle carries the shell is a whole layer of earth. This is reported by the agency. LiveScience
Scientific publication appealed to the authors of an unusual picture (@TaskForceTurtle).
Aaron R. Krohmal, professor of biology at Washington College. According to him, herpetologists and students college study the migration of turtles. To do this, they provided these animals with radio transmitters, which gives them a clearer picture reptile movements.
Their entire route consists of summer areas and winter holes. By observations of an expert, the tortoise in the picture is most likely quite recently woke up after a week in the mud. Awakening after sleep, she went to her hole for the winter.