Wednesday, September 12, 2007

20 year old turtle trapped in 6-pack ring

Turtle-caught-plastic-six-packYou should always cut those plastic six-pack rings before throwing it away, here’s why: a turtle in the Ozarks is terribly deformed by living trapped in one of the rings. Let this be a lesson for your kids not to litter.

He’s doing OK but they are worried about his lungs. They don’t appear normal on x-rays. But hey, he’s 20 years old. This must have happened years ago as he was growing.

Link with video.

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