I Help Turtles In the Road

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    Logical, Really...

    I respect turtles a great deal because they never get anywhere without sticking out their necks.  So why should I not do the same... and possibly save that same neck???
    Geode Geode
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2009


    There were turtles in the road, i would totally help them. :) They are soo freaking slow, i love it!! 
    PeaceLovinIndividual PeaceLovinIndividual
    26-30, F
    Nov 10, 2009

    Why Not

    Ya can't just let them sit there and get run over. Besides, now that I've seen the movie 'Over the Hedge' I feel obligated to help the little guys. Just watch out for the snapping ones unless you like losing fingers that is.
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2009

    Turtles Rock!

    Mind you they rock a bit slower than the rest of us, but they still rock nonetheless man!
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    2 Responses Apr 6, 2011
    Tigerlily53 Tigerlily53
    22-25, F
    Sep 5, 2014

    Eastern Box Turtles

     These little guys are always crossing the roads here in the summertime.  I try to give them a hand whenever I can but sadly many wind up roadkill. The picture of the one in my hand doesn't do him justice, they're really quite beautiful.
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2010

    Turtles Are Adorable!

    My husband, our kids and I were driving down a back road couple miles from our house. We live out in the country so we see all kinds of animals. I saw something in the road and I made my husband stop. It was a turtle. He got out and picked it up, he showed the girls the turtle...
    GreenEyedBeauty GreenEyedBeauty
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    All The Time

    Any time I see one and I can safely pull over, I'll pick it up and take about 10 feet off the road in the direction it was going.
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    Sep 10, 2013
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