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Pedro The Turtle Lost His Back Legs But LEGO Has Him On The Move Again

Pedro was adopted with three legs but lost another during a recent misadventure. Thanks to the help of some doctors and students at Louisiana State University veterinary teaching hospital, Pedro is still able to move around with his new prosthetic wheels made from Lego.

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Baby Albino Turtle Born With Her Heart Beating Outside of Her Shell Survived Against All Odds

According to Caters New Agency, the albino pinkbelly sideneck turtle was born with her heart exposed. In humans, this condition is called ectopia cordis, but in veterinary medicine there is no name for the life-threatening genetic defect. Even with her heart beating outside of her shell, the baby turtle, named Hope, has defied the odds and survived. Hope lives with her owner Michael Aquilina in New Jersey. Aquilina, known as AquaMike on Instagram, was given the turtle by a friend who felt Aquilina had the passion and experience to give Hope the longest, happiest life possible. The little turtle arrived at Aquilina's home in November 2018 and continues to grow stronger with each passing day. 

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This western pond turtle hatchling got a fighting chance at survival thanks to his friends at the Oregon zoo. 

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Just 16 Hilarious Turtle Snapchats To Celebrate World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day is an annual event that has been taking place since 2000. It was founded by American Tortoise Rescue. The purpose of World Turtle Day is to educate people about the things that they can do to protect the habitats of turtle and tortoises. It is also a celebration of the joy that these reptiles bring to so many people on a daily basis. Cheers to that!

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Ann Baret from Sofia, Bulgaria, captured the engaging moment her four Scottish fold, short-haired kittens met their turtle sibling, which left the felines confused and intrigued by its hard shell, slow pace, and ability to retreat back into its shell.



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Most Patient Pet Owner Takes Giant Turtle Out For Long Walks

urtles have a lot of upsides as pets, such as being quiet and low-maintenance. Of course, they're not perfect animal companions. For example, just think of how much fun dog-owners have taking their pooches for a walk. You can't do that with a turtle, can you? Sure you can, as long as you're not in a hurry, like this resident of Tokyo out for a stroll with his gigantic pet turtle.

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This Girl Gives Her Pet Turtle Manicures And It's So Fabulously Bizarre

And Yeah, we did just say turtle.

Juanita the turtle has a owner manicurist that makes sure her nails are always on fleek. Juanita's owner Kiana, posted photos of her baby girl's fresh nails on her twitter @yagirlkeyy_:

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