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  1. A Romance With High ContrastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Wall Street Journal

    ... playing on them in the tony Main Line Philadelphia confines of affluent grade school friends. We'd race our pet turtles and stage toy soldier sieges across their stark geometries. After I moved to New York, I was drawn to night spots that carried ...

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  2. Paramount and Marvel should let 'Daredevil' and 'TMNT' team upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Forbes.com

    ... we hadn't seen before in the Marvel Unified Universe. It actually looks a lot like the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, just with more pinks and purples. That similarity may not be a mistake but rather a comic inspiration coming full circle. ...

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  3. Dog starts London house fire by 'turning on cooker while jumping to get treats'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Independent

    ... and her daughter's boyfriend were in the house at the time. As they ran outside, they saved Leo along with two pet turtles, a snake and a hamster renamed "Smokey" by firefighters, Southwark News reported. It took 14 firefighters to tackle the blaze ...

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  4. Presidio's Mountain Lake begins revival with native fishRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | SFGate

    ... five years of dredging and the removal of hundreds of invasive critters - from koi to full-grown carp, discarded pet turtles, and even an alligator. Before the fish could be brought in, biologists had replanted the lake with native vegetation to ...

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  5. This Tortoise Will Have A Happier Life, Thanks To Her New 3D-Printed ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    ... themselves more" before acquiring tortoises as pets, he said. Sadly, improper diets and care are common among pet turtles and tortoises. Cleopatra was "not an exception to the rule," Novelli said. "It's almost standard." Right now, Cleopatra only ...

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  6. 10 Non-Fish Aquarium PetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | MSN Living

    Turtles are among the most popular pets, but there are many different kinds, and they require different habitats. The most popular aquatic/semi-aquatic pet turtle is the red-eared slider, which also has the distinction of being the turtle species whose name sounds the most like a skateboarding trick.

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  7. Fire Rips Through Lodi Home, Family Out SafelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... Jodi Bacon For [...] All of the people living inside the home were able to get out safely - and a couple of pet turtles were rescued from the home by firefighters. "There's extensive fire damage on the second floor. We're going to be out here for ...

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  8. 'Big Bang Theory' Season 8 Episode 17: 'The Colonization Application' recapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... and Amy are next seen arguing as they arrive back at Sheldon's apartment, sans turtle. Sheldon poked one of the turtles and it bit his finger which is seen with a band-aid. Amy and Sheldon argue back and forth about why Sheldon should have informed ...

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  9. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Roll Into 2015 North American International Toy FairRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Fresh off a wildly successful 2014 in which the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures were ranked the #1 selling toy according to the NPD Group, Playmates Toys, the company behind the popular toy line, is thrilled to reveal its all-new 2015 offerings during North American International Toy Fair. Inspired by season 4 of Nickelodeon's hit TV series, Playmates Toys will introduce its biggest extension to date in the line called Mutations, extensions to the successful Half Shell Heroes preschool line and a new die-cast segment called T-Machines; in addition to new action figures, vehicles, role play and playsets.

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  10. Two newborns rushed to hospital after contracting terrapin botulismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Both babies were just 11 days old when they were rushed to hospital with the disease, which is linked to pet turtles. In the second case, the baby had been in the home of a relative who had pet turtle, and was held and fed by the owner.

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  11. Sherie Hunt, NT Parks and Wildlife and turtle catcher, David...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | ABC News

    Feral turtles are on the loose and increasing in numbers around Alice Springs. Recent rain may have spread the non-native pests into rural areas and NT Parks and Wildlife are pleading with the community not to release pet turtles into the wild.

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  12. 'The Last of Us: Remastered' PS4 bundle coming statesideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Manny is a freelance journalist and a college student in Brooklyn, NY. He's written for numerous video game media sites and owns two pet turtles.

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  13. Interview with a Sedona Animal CommunicatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... with to bring an understanding about how to exist with them in harmony. "Seriously, this all began with my pet turtles, Heckle and Jeckle. I was around 3 when I got them. My mom took me to a pet store and because where we lived we couldn't have cats ...

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  14. Is there a place in heaven for plants, too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    I enjoyed the article by Peter Smith in the Dec. 14 Post-Gazette about the possibility that animals have souls and will, upon their deaths, have a place in heaven . Humor at its best! Only in America would there be serious debates about the souls of pet turtles.

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  15. Burglar boils pet turtles in OcalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A burglar not only took $60 in change from an Ocala home on Monday but also thought it would be a good idea to put two pet turtles in a pot of boiling water, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.

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  16. Thieves break into home, boil family's pet turtles, Marion County deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Click Orlando

    Authorities are searching for the person responsible for breaking into a home at 4843 Southwest 166th Loop, ransacking the home, stealing a jug full of money and boiling the family's pet turtles. Deputies said the family left their house around 8 a.m. Monday and when they returned around 11:30 a.m. they found that someone had shattered a window at the back of the home.

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  17. Good Natured: Turtles require a long-term commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Ornate box turtles, like Arthur, are a threatened species in Illinois and require a permit from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources if kept in captivity. I guess we all have our Thanksgiving favorites.

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  18. Nicole Richie On Having Her Mom as Her Fashion Icon: 'She Was Much...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | People

    ... who helped name the candles in the home fragrance line. "He has never named anything in his life. We have two pet turtles he got two years ago and he has not named them - he's just not good at names," she joked. "But he named all three candles. I ...

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  19. Fla. Woman Stabs Boyfriend to Defend Pet Turtle: DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... "defense of others" as a legal justification for assault or battery, but this defense applies to people , not turtles. No matter how intelligent or cute, non-human companions are considered property under the law, so deadly force is never legal to ...

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  20. Wolffarth Elementary students learn about water filtration, engineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... groups who filtered muddy water to an almost clear state through the sand and rock filter. She said she has five pet turtles at home, and she knows how important it is to clean their tank out occasionally. Now she said she knows how to best filter ...

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