The gardeners just spotted this newly-hatched baby eastern box turtle in the Discovery Garden!
You can check out our current animal, insect, and plant photos via iNaturalist. This amazing app gives you access to data from participating sites, and a chance to share your own observations in nature. Over a million scientists and naturalists on the app can help with species identification and other fascinating lessons about the natural world around you. Meanwhile, your submissions create data for scientists working to protect nature through conservation efforts. Check it out!
-Amy Graham, Director of Gardens