I know our swamp as a hippopotamus might, or—to stick to plain Yankee creatures—a mud turtle.
He kicked and struck wildly at the mud turtle without effect.
The mud turtle's dread of the Chinese tomb was still with him.
In the far corner, propped against the wall, sat the mud turtle.
I don't believe the mud turtle is fairy prince, but I don't want to see him hurt.
The Wildcat flopped down on the grass, and the mud turtle joined him.
The mud turtle grabbed his knees and shoved his feet firmly against the floor of the car.
"That's a snapping turtle—not a mud turtle," went on the ranchman.
The loss of the mud turtle is serious, for it was a rare kind, but there is something else missing.
"I don't believe he was really a mud turtle at all," declared Alice.