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Animal Watch: Turtle in Takoma Park was creepy, but it couldn’t hurt a fly

TAKOMA PARK, Mississippi Ave., 400 block, Dec. 23. A person called Animal Services to report a sick turtle on a ledge in her back yard. The woman, who was afraid of reptiles, said she didn’t know what to do with it. An officer discovered a turtle made of plastic that might have been placed in the yard by an acquaintance as a prank.

Among cases received by the Montgomery County Animal Services Division.


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