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Instructor Found Turtle

Discussion in 'Lost and Found' started by FelicityExotics, Aug 14, 2019.

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  1. FelicityExotics

    FelicityExotics New Member

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    Hey all. I'm in El Paso, TX and a instructor at my school found a turtle. Looks like an ornate box turtle to me, but unsure.

    I don't know how far from campus they found him. I know they shouldn't have moved him but obviously there's nothing I can do about it now.

    What should we do? (I'm in a veterinary technician class and the turtle is not injured at all, just shy.)
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Try to find out where they picked him up and take him back as close to that location as possible and release him.
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    Yep, a box turtle.
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    The person that brought him in is taking him home. I'm not in that instructor's class, so I didn't get a chance to speak to them, but they probably wouldn't have heeded the advice here anyway.
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