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Saturday Aug 16 | The Honolulu Advertiser

Risky reptiles

This red-eared slider possesses no ninja skills and hides from danger. It was found in Wainiha Valley, Kauai, in 2004.

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Related Topix: Pets, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thu Aug 14, 2014

RollingStone

How 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Went From In-Joke to Blockbuster

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is currently the number-one movie in America - a development largely viewed like it's a plot by the evil Shredder himself.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Pets, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Entertainment, Television, Family, Kids, Movies

Wed Aug 13, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Fish and Game Department warns that ninja turtles are not pets

After the release of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles , fish and game departments have been forced to make statements against recommending turtles as pets.

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Related Topix: Pets

KREM-TV Spokane

Teenage girl devastated after pet turtles are stolen

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A teenage girl was left heartbroken Tuesday after she woke up to find her pet turtles were missing.

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Related Topix: Pets, Spokane, WA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Not all turtles are created equal

Michelangelo, Leonardo, Megan Fox, as April O'Neil, Raphael, and Donatello, in a scene from "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."

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Related Topix: Pets, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Celebrities, Megan Fox, Rob Paulsen, Barry Gordon

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Pet turtles abandoned outside Phoenix Zoo

Turtle biologist Audrey Owens, with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, holds a non-native turtle, which was pulled from a lake outside the Phoenix Zoo in May 2014.

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Related Topix: Pets

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Contra Costa Times

SPCA leaders worry 'Ninja Turtles' movie will spur impulse adoptions

Bay Area humane society leaders say they fear the box office-shredding "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie will trigger a pet turtle frenzy that could potentially threaten the species' health.

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Related Topix: Pets

WTOP-FM Washington

Deadly disease threatens world's amphibians

The threat of the Ebola virus has generated concern across the globe. Among wildlife ecologists, another deadly virus is raising worldwide alarm: the ranavirus.

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Related Topix: Pets

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Shelters brace for reptile requests after new 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie

Cowabunga! Bay Area humane society leaders say they fear the box office-shredding Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie will trigger a pet turtle frenzy that could potentially threaten the species' health.

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Related Topix: Pets, Kids, Family

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Superficial

Michael Bay Is The Antichrist: A Review of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Last week, I missed a significant chunk of Guardians of The Galaxy thanks to pure death violently escaping my body.

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Related Topix: Pets, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Celebrities, Megan Fox, Theater, Arts

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Midwest Georgia's Magic 98.1

Cope's Full "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle" Review

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles starts out with a comic style opening credits sequence.

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Related Topix: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Pets, Celebrities, Megan Fox

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Examiner.com

TMNT Ninja Turtles party, free pizza and fun, August 10

Celebrate the return of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with a free party hosted at Petland Albuquerque on Sunday, August 10. Petland Albuquerque is a cool pet store that has friendly staff, a variety of animals that you can pet and lots of free events happening all the time.

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Related Topix: Pets, Albuquerque, NM, Ferrets

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Newsday

Are pet turtles good for kids?

Q. A new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" film hits theaters Friday. What should parents do if a child enamored of the movie asks for a pet turtle? A. Every time there's another Ninja Turtle movie, kids' interest in pet turtles rises, says Susan Tellem, co-founder of the California-based American Tortoise Rescue.

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Related Topix: Pets, Rob Paulsen, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Mon Aug 04, 2014

CBS Local

DNR: Don't Buy Your Children Pet Turtles

"You get something that draws attention to that specific animal and there's a big spike in the sales and people want it," said Cpl.

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Related Topix: Pets, Kids, Family

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