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Marion Turtles27 viewsDon Lewis holds a baby diamondback terrapin turtle on its back, showing a small yellow sack on its belly. This sack will serve as a nutrient supply for the animal for a few months, until it is ready to begin hunting on its own in the area salt marshes. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Marion Turtles37 viewsThe diamondback terrapin turtle is officially listed as a threatened species. Each female lays about 25 eggs each season, but the natural survival rate of the species is 1 in 250. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Marion Turtles19 viewsTurtles and turtle eggs have many natural predators, including seabirds, raccoons, foxes, and skunks. Local turtle experts Don Lewis and Susan Wieber Nourse use chicken wire fences to protect growing turtles in their back yard. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Marion Turtles19 viewsDon Lewis holds the egg of a diamondback terrapin turtle. In a few weeks, a baby turtle will use its "egg tooth" (a temporary protrusion on its snout) to break through the leathery soft shell. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Marion Turtles26 viewsEarly last week, diamondback terrapin turtles emerged from their eggs on a beach in Marion. Local turtle experts Don Lewis and Susan Wieber Nourse collected the hatchlings in order to care for them until they are strong enough to be deposited in the local salt marshes. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Marion Turtles25 viewsBaby turtles may be small, but they are intrepid. Turtles on the whole will always try to make their way back to their birthplace thanks to their strong nesting instincts. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Marion Turtles33 viewsEarly last week, diamondback terrapin turtles emerged from their eggs on a beach in Marion. Local turtle experts Don Lewis and Susan Wieber Nourse collected the hatchlings in order to care for them until they are strong enough to be deposited in the local salt marshes. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Taber Library Book Sale35 viewsBenjamin Susman of Laurel, Md. thumbs through a book on the Vanderbilt family. Susman, whose grandfather lives on Front Street in Marion, had never before attended the Taber Library used book sale. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Taber Library Book Sale46 viewsThe Elizabeth Taber Library used book sale, which was held on Saturday, August 11, 2012, featured thousands of books on about 30 tables in the main room of Marion Music Hall. The books on sale are donated by area residents throughout the year and the sale attracts hundreds of people. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Taber Library Book Sale23 viewsThe Elizabeth Taber Library annual used book sale offers a wide variety of genres, from health to children's books to non-fiction. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Taber Library Book Sale35 viewsThe Elizabeth Taber Library held its annual used book sale on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Marion Music Hall. The proceeds of the sale, which attracts hundreds of people each year, help fund the library and its programs. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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Taber Library Book Sale37 viewsThe Elizabeth Taber Library held its annual used book sale on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at Marion Music Hall. The proceeds of the sale, which attracts hundreds of people each year, help fund the library and its programs. Photo by Eric Tripoli.
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