1. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old; Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them. Lest We Forget.

"Saved him from a neglectful owner"

Discussion in 'Funny Turtle Photos/Gumtree Ads' started by Specky, Mar 7, 2017.

  1. Specky

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  2. smoyle

    smoyle Sub-Adult Turtle
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    Ugh, that's not just neglect, it's abuse. :(

    I always feel so tempted to rescue these animals...but there are so many of them I'm going to need an enormous farm in my old age...
     
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    I agree, that is animal abuse/neglect and it is abysmal.
     
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    OMG, that poor turtle!! :cry:
     
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    It's either taken from the wild or was once better looked after as there's no way a juvenile could make it to that age under those conditions. Having said that it's carapace looks a bit out of shape behind it's neck. :(
     
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    It really does make me feel sick. :(
     
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