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5:00 am CDT July 14, 2019

Homer Glen resident Steven Hoffmann shared this photo he recently took of an alligator snapping turtle that buried itself under a bench about 90 minutes after mulch was laid in his backyard. He wrote that he went to straighten out the mess when he hit the creature’s hard shell, and that it was one of the most fascinating critters that ever found its way outside his home.