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Jun 06, 2024

Basking turtles, annoyed birds, 16 animals you might meet at Lake Andrews

Whether you’re an alum here for Reunion weekend, or a daily Puddle walker, here are 15 animals we’ve seen at Lake Andrews recently and over the years — and that you might see when you swing by the popular Bates pond.

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