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