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a piece from HuffPo? really? I did not know there was anything there worth reading, or at least that one could read without vomiting or getting very irritated – I guess you learn something new every day!
You can never absolutely believe everything you read on HuffPo.
At the very least, that was a tortoise, not a turtle!
Am I the only one who finds it more than a bit distrubing that a THIRTEEN year old would feel it appropriate to carve his initials into a living animal? This story kind of makes my skin crawl. Even if you assume a turtle/tortoise can’t feel their shell (which is rather a leap, especially for the softer underbelly shell), that still takes a mindset that is rather alarming to me.
I agree with Jespren. The boy committed animal abuse against the poor turtle, and treating this as a feel-good story glorifies the abuse.
Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.
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