Thursday, October 25, 2007

Americans in Oz.

Startled workmen discovered a 55kg (8st) alligator snapping turtle living in a drain in Sydney in 2000. The turtle, a native American species with a tough, beak-like jaw, is believed to have come from a batch of babies stolen from the city's Australian Reptile Park decades earlier. Nicknamed Leonardo, after one of the characters in the cartoon television series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, it is now a well-loved animal in the city park.

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