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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | 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. ...

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

    Sunday Aug 23 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Aug 19 | 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.

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  4. 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, ...

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

    Thursday Aug 6 | 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.

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. Pet turtles released into Wascana worrying biologistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | CBC News

    ... him. This is a concern for Chris Somers, an associate professor of biology at the University of Regina, because pet turtles carry all sorts of diseases and parasites that could harm wild turtles. "We don't want our native Western Painted turtles to ...

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  10. Non-native species being found in Wascana LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | GlobalNews

    A specific breed of turtle keeps showing up in Wascana Lake, prompting a plea from researchers to refrain from releasing pets into the wild. Researchers from the University of Regina and Wascana Centre Authority are asking people not to release their family pets after finding red-eared slider turtles in the lake.

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  11. Oakland: 10th annual Dimond Picnic in Park is true community eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    ... helps lead the way with her paper crafts with Dimond staff out helping her," Doppelt said. "I bring out my pet turtles who have enjoyed teaching the picnickers about creek conservation and animal care." Community and service groups, Mayor Libby ...

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  12. Prepare pet turtles for Alamo's derbyRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Set up the tiny treadmills and concoct a work out regimen to prepare your pet turtle for the ninth annual Turtle Derby.

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  13. New Jersey's 'beautiful turtles' struggling to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    ... and New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection identifies it as a species of special concern. Eastern box turtles live from Maine to Georgia and west to the Mississippi, and are designated a species of concern or special concern in a number ...

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  14. The Rise, Fall And Resurgence Of The Pond Guy: AquascapeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... the family from New Jersey and moved them to Wheaton, Ill., he promised his son he'd build a pond for his pet turtles. "It leaked, turned green and my prized turtles migrated away," says Greg. But the experience proved invaluable. "It became my ...

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  15. All or Nothing at All showcases Frank Sinatra's life through his musicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... lms. Her hobbies include cooking, doodling, and finding local shops around Chicago, where she lives with her two pet turtles, Franklin and Roy. Follow her on Twitter: @MariaRamos1889. Contact Something Else! at [email protected]

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  16. HOH: Steve Chabot Confirms Passwords Not Related to Pet TurtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Roll Call

    ... pets that revealed the name of Chabot's beloved reptile: Steve Chabot , R-Cincinnati, doesn't have a dog. He has turtles and believe us, we're biting our lip on this one. "He lets his kids name his pets. I guess you can tell that," press aide ...

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  17. A Romance With High ContrastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... playing on them in the tony Main Line Philadelphia confines of affluent grade school friends. We'd race our pet turtles and stage toy soldier sieges across their stark geometries. After I moved to New York, I was drawn to night spots that carried ...

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  18. Paramount and Marvel should let 'Daredevil' and 'TMNT' team upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... we hadn't seen before in the Marvel Unified Universe. It actually looks a lot like the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, just with more pinks and purples. That similarity may not be a mistake but rather a comic inspiration coming full circle. ...

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  19. Dog starts London house fire by 'turning on cooker while jumping to get treats'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Independent

    ... and her daughter's boyfriend were in the house at the time. As they ran outside, they saved Leo along with two pet turtles, a snake and a hamster renamed "Smokey" by firefighters, Southwark News reported. It took 14 firefighters to tackle the blaze ...

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  20. Presidio's Mountain Lake begins revival with native fishRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | SFGate

    ... five years of dredging and the removal of hundreds of invasive critters - from koi to full-grown carp, discarded pet turtles, and even an alligator. Before the fish could be brought in, biologists had replanted the lake with native vegetation to ...

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