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Upon Further Review: Fish Mystery Demystified

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Recently, a Painted Turtle laid her eggs in the backyard (next to the Celery Farm).

The next morning, I found a dead fish in the back driveway and the turtle eggs dug up and eaten.

I asked what happened, and what the fish was.

I suspected that a raccoon dug up the turtle eggs and dropped the fish. Marianne Herrmann suspected the same.

As for the fish, answers ranged from crappie to carp to pumpkinseed to rock bass. I was ambiguous and just said, "Tough one."

Since then, another person has weighed in and said Pumpkinseed as well, so that's what I am going with.

Not to mention that it's a great name for a fish.

 

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