Feds Bust Man With 51 Turtles in His Pants

Uncomfortable, but apparently very profitable.

Source: Feds Bust Man With 51 Turtles in His Pants

I had to re-read this story several times.  As you all know, I adore turtles and when I read this story to The Husband, he said in China there is a big market for “turtle key chains”.  The key chains are made out of live turtles which are basically shrink wrapped, effectively killing them.

After doing a quick search, I discovered this is sickeningly true!  Here is the direct link to the statement on Snopes.com

http://www.snopes.com/critters/crusader/keyrings.asp

This is so very sad.  These are living creatures, not plastic!  This makes me feel, quite seriously, sick to my stomach!

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About Henrietta Handy

I am a Kentucky mountain girl far from home, perhaps far from the girl years. I am an aspiring writer with a wonderful husband who puts up with this writing and reading addiction I have. He also puts up with all of the yarn and knitting. I have four canine children and a ton of friends I love dearly. I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 2 1/2 and have still managed to have a good life despite all the pain. So, I invite you to join me in this journey and just possibly have fun along the way.
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One Response to Feds Bust Man With 51 Turtles in His Pants

  1. Kev says:

    OMG… are you serious? This is so sickening I didn’t know what to do with myself for moment or two there.

    Liked by 1 person

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