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Turtle's Broken Shell Held Together With Wires, Pins and Glue
Offbeat  (tags: animals, turtle, broken shell, health, protection, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 84 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
An injured turtle is literally being pieced back together with wires, steel pins, epoxy glue and a bracket at a Manitoba wildlife shelter, after its shell was badly cracked this week.
Daily Cute: Baby Sea Lion Grabs Turtle Taxi (Funny Video!!)
Offbeat  (tags: turtle, sea lion, hitchhiker, funny, video )

BarbCat
- 489 days ago - care2.com
In the Galapagos, anything is possible. Including interspecies casual carpool!
Last-Of-His-Kind Galapagos Tortoise Dies At 100
Offbeat  (tags: turtle, tortoise, Galapagos, dead, animals, bizarre, environment, odd, off-beat, news, photos, unusual, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 815 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Lonesome George, the last remaining tortoise of his kind and a conservation icon, died on Sunday of unknown causes, the Galapagos National Park said. He was thought to be about 100 years old. Lonesome George was found in 1972 and had become a symbol..
U.S. Arrests Man With Snakes and Tortoises in Pants at Airport
Offbeat  (tags: snakes, turtle, americans, animals, bizarre, crime, ethics, humans, news, off-beat, photos, pictures, police, protection, society, unusual, wildlife )

Lindsey
- 1115 days ago - cbsnews.com
(CBS News) U.S. officials arrested a man at Miami International Airport last week trying to board a Brazil-bound flight, after they found seven exotic snakes and three tortoises hidden in his pants.
Turtle Wants Cat's Attention (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: cat, turtle, cuteness, video, funny, goodnews, happy news )

BarbCat
- 1215 days ago - care2.com
Turtle: "Hey! Hi! Look over here!" Cat: "Nope, not looking at you..."
Vietnam Scrambles to Save Hanoi's Sacred Turtle
Offbeat  (tags: Vietnam, clean up, saving, turtle )

Tarequl
- 1282 days ago - daily-sun.com
Hanoi: Hundreds of people are working around the clock to clean up a lake in the heart of Vietnam's capital in hopes of saving a rare, ailing giant turtle that is considered a sacred symbol of Hanoi.
Disabled Turtle Finds Romance After Being Fitted With Custom Skateboard
Offbeat  (tags: animals, GoodNews, treatment, turtle, mating )

Tom
- 2204 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A disabled turtle is using her new set of wheels to get around in more ways than one. Officials at the Jerusalem Zoo say the 10-year-old spurred tortoise has begun mating since being fitted with a custom skateboard to overcome paralysis of her hind legs.
   

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