March 24, 2011
Turtle Poop

The turtle was rescued in 2009 after marine biologists in Melbourne Beach, Fla., noticed that it seemed to be having problems digesting food. After dislodging a large piece of plastic from the animal's gastrointestinal tract, the turtle proceeded to defecate 74 foreign objects over the next month. Some of those objects included four types of latex balloons, five different types of string, nine different types of soft plastic, four different types of hard plastic, a piece of carpet-like material, and two large tar balls.

My tortoise has had multiple items taken from her while she was trying to eat that was not tortoise diet.

Posted by Ellen at March 24, 2011 07:30 PM

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