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

    3 hrs ago | 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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  2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Roll Into 2015 North American International Toy FairRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | 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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  3. Two newborns rushed to hospital after contracting terrapin botulismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | 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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  4. 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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  5. '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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film may have led to East Lancs turtles raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A WOMAN'S beloved pet turtles may have been stolen due to a surge in their popularity caused by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, an expert has claimed. Samantha Collier, 23, found her unlocked front door partially open on Saturday night, before noticing the lid had been taken off of her aquatic tank.

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  15. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film may have led to East Lancs turtles raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A WOMAN'S beloved pet turtles may have been stolen due to a surge in their popularity caused by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, an expert has claimed. Samantha Collier, 23, found her unlocked front door partially open on Saturday night, before noticing the lid had been taken off of her aquatic tank.

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  16. Five strangest turtle seizures around the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... before being rescued by staff. Border officials around the world have witnessed some bizarre attempts to smuggle turtles across state lines as black-market dealers seek to sell the shelled reptiles as prized pets and food. The latest bust in the ... 1 comment

  17. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fans warned not to buy ACTUAL turtles over fears pets will be dumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Mirror.co.uk

    The popular characters sparked a terrapin and turtle buying frenzy after the first smash hit movie was released in 1990 - but hundreds were abandoned An animal rights group is warning parents not to give in to pester power and buy a pet turtle following the release of blockbuster film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Hollywood movie hits UK screens on Friday but PETA is urging mums and dads to steer clear of terrapins and turtles amid fears they will be dumped when kids get bored.

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  18. New Ninja Turtle film could lead to THOUSANDS of pet baby terrapins being abandonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Daily Star

    Marine rescue workers are braced for a repeat of the 1990s craze for buying and dumping the turtles when the new movie is released this month. They say turtles are already been released into the wild where they prey on indigenous species and damage the ecosystem.

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  19. Inventor and InventHelp Client Develops Tank Accessory for TurtlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | PRWeb

    Founded in 1984, InventHelp is working to submit the Bask N Slide to applicable companies for their consideration and possible feedback. "I have pet turtles, and nothing on the market really meets their needs or mine," said an inventor from Rochester, N.Y. "Everything is too bulky and takes up too much space.

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  20. 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Spurs Boom in Turtle Sales, Illegal SmugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    "Kids, with their imagination, are thinking if they got four of them maybe they'll turn into the ninja turtles" A turtle expert says that sales of pet turtles have spiked by 20 percent in Canada since the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie hit theaters last month. "Kids, with their imagination, are thinking if they got four of them maybe they'll turn into the ninja turtles," Stephen Mark, a former employee with the Ontario parks department, told CBC News, adding that the same spike in demand occurred when the original Turtles movie was released in 1990.

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