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United States Association of Reptile Keepers

Box turtle saved after being taped to balloons and let fly

By Cindy Steinle
Thu, August 23 2012 at 16:02

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That is not a box turtle...that is a Russian Tortoise!
#1 Rachel on 2012-08-23 19:35 (Reply)
I do suspect that, however after some of the issues I have seen in rescue animals, we kept the ID on the story as it was. Have you ever seen a box turtle that looks like a pancake tortoise? Ohhhh I have! :-)
#2 Cindy Steinle on 2012-08-23 19:37 (Reply)

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