Wildlife has a way of coming out from hiding during times of flooding.
Riki Miller from Riki's Reptile Relocations got the call about a huge snapping turtle in a backyard near Buffalo Bayou in Houston.
"This guy had to have weighed 100 pounds, give or take," Miller posted on her Facebook.
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She says the bayou rose high enough to carry it over the fence, leaving it stranded in a steep corner of the yard.
In the snap of a finger, the turtle was placed in a wheelbarrow and sent away to its wet, murky home.
"For us reptile people, it's a once in a lifetime find...they're not very common due to habitat loss and poaching," said Riki.
Harris County, along with much of Southeast Texas, remained under a Flash Flood Watch Wednesday as another wave of rain moves in on the region.