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  1. Football: Longmont's Scrappy Turtle, the ultimate competitorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Daily Camera

    It goes well beyond his affinity for Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello - a.k.a the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He was given his pet turtle 12 years ago and he and Squirt have been inseparable since.


  2. Invasive pet turtles dumped in Wascana Lake continue to spark concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | CBC News

    A team of turtle scientists in Regina has spotted more red-eared slider turtles in the marsh around Wascana Lake. The breed is non-native to Canada and has overwhelmed ecosystems in Ontario and British Columbia.


  3. Ms. Callen's class and FredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Ms. Callen's class. Sadly he found his cage already occupied by a new tortoise... Phillip. Fred & Phillip the class turtles seem to be getting along splendidly- thank you everyone who participated in the missing pet search and we're grateful for a ...


  4. Lost turtle found, to the relief of Ms. Callen's classRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | KLTV Tyler

    ... Ms. Callen's class. Sadly he found his cage already occupied by a new tortoise... Phillip. Fred & Phillip the class turtles seem to be getting along splendidly- thank you everyone who participated in the missing pet search and we're grateful for a ...


  5. CDC Releases Combined Summary Of Notifiable Infectious, Noninfectious DiseasesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... chicken. Other notable outbreaks were linked to live poultry, tahini sesame paste, cucumbers, and small pet turtles. After receiving reports of about 800 to 1,000 cases of acute HCV infection per year from 2006-2010, there was an increase of 73.9 ...


  6. escapadesSpies, Lies, and Guys on a Tropical IslandI went to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | New York Magazine

    ... passengers, Brookings pulled up to our destination, Villa Jessica. I stumbled over one, four, six, no, ten large pet turtles in the small garden path leading up to the house, where Michel, a plump, baby-faced Frenchman of around fifty, stood ...


  7. 8 freaky critters for National Reptile Awareness DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... This snake is a pretty shade of lime green, but where it gets freaky is the spiky scales sticking out like armor. Turtles sound cute, but not when you cross them with alligators - and that's kind of what this aptly named critter looks like. ...


  8. Chris Kelly: Sister Adrian lived a selfless lifeRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Times-Tribune

    ... a corn snake. La-Teek, 11, and I also touched the talons of a great horned owl, shook a wallaby's paws and fed pet turtles. It was a day of discovery, wonder and fun we could not have shared but for the intercession of Sister Adrian Barrett, I.H.M., ...


  9. Turtle Does a Happy Dance [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | 96.5 KOIT FM

    We all love a good back scratch, but who knew turtles enjoy them too. We see a pet turtle walking around when the owner reaches down to give it a little scratch.


  10. Clement Elementary finds a winning combination between pets, kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | The Sampson Independent

    This year the fifth grade AIG students at Clement Elementary welcomed three new and unique classmates to their room. Three pet turtles adopted this year are Myrtle, a red-eared slider; Penny, a yellow-eared slider; and Yurtle, a white-striped, mud slider.


  11. Relay For Life participants aim to generate $244,000 for ACSRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2015 | Daily Tribune News

    Emma, left, and Olivia Glenn play with their family's pet turtles, Arpeggio, left, and Benji. On Friday, the sisters will participate in Bartow County's Relay For Life in honor of Olivia's triumph over cancer.


  12. Pet turtles dumped on roadside in NSWRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... to do more for the Syrian crisis as Germany welcomes exhausted migrants with open arms. THE Eastern long-necked turtles were found by a NSW Central Coast resident who handed them in to the Australian Reptile Park. The drawer had been locked from the ...


  13. Mr. Right takes lead in PA Stallion 2CTRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | HarnesRacing

    ... Tuesday and won in 1:57.4 wire to wire. The gelded son of Andover Hall-Savoire Faire, possibly named after the pet turtles in the movie Rocky, is owned by driver David Miller and the Enzed Racing Stable Inc. of trainer Nifty Norman. Besides Mr. ...


  14. How to Tell if a Turtle Is Male or FemaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | WikiHow

    If you keep pet turtles, it's nice to know if you've got boys or girls. However, unlike many mammals, turtles have no external genitalia.


  15. Okanagan Western Painted Turtles at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2015 | University of British Columbia

    A reptile specialist is working with a UBC Okanagan biologist to raise awareness about how to protect the indigenous Western painted turtles, which are considered at risk.


  16. Owen James HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | The News-Review

    ... he had to have it. Every morning he wanted to wake up and take care of his pet turtle named "Macho Man." He loved turtles! He did everything with his parents, everywhere they went, he went. At 17 months old he had been to concerts, to the movies, ...


  17. Turtles turning up in Anchorage: Are they surviving the Alaska winter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 7-inch-long male r ed-eared slider turtle was pulled out of Chester Creek by a wildlife biologist Tuesday, another indication that Alaska's largest city might have a turtle problem -- or more exactly, a people-turtle problem. Turtles are not native to Alaska.


  18. Youth Pet Fest at Summit County Fair welcomes allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Park Record

    ... have livestock to show at the fair," English said. "So they can still bring one of their pets. Kids have brought pet turtles and pet rocks. It's just great." Wilkinson, who now lives in Deweyville, participated in the event for many years before ...


  19. Notes from the Field: Multistate Outbreak of Human Salmonella Poona...Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... exposure and has posed a particular risk to small children ( 1 , 2 ). Although the sale and distribution of small turtles (those with carapace [upper shell] lengths <4 inches [<10.2 cm]) is prohibited by federal law, they are still available for ...


  20. Ben Vaughn shares his passion and inspiration behind his pop-up dinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... and excitement bleeds through. I once listened to a woman wax poetic for more than 30 minutes about her pet turtle. Turtles, as far as my interactions go, are not known for leading high-paced, action-packed and interesting lives. They sort of just ...