Three huge turtles seek new digs

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Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby the chief » 15 Aug 2012, 09:40

Yeah, so we have these 3 red ears.
You know, these guys:

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We've had them for about 3 years, I guess.
They were the normal NT$50 size when we got them.
I figured, you know, they'd last 6 months to a year, as they do.
Somewhere along the way, however, not only did they not croak, they became exposed to some kind of radioactive ooze or something, and became enormously humungous.
They're each about the size of my (manly) hand.

And I got no place for them to live.

I really need to find them a better home.

They're an ideal choice for someone who has an aquarium and is looking for something with a little more character then fish.

PM me pronto if you're looking to infuse a little Kawabunga into your life.
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby Ex Animo » 05 Sep 2012, 13:08

Would they thrive in a pond?
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby the chief » 05 Sep 2012, 13:15

Ex Animo wrote:Would they thrive in a pond?

That's EXACTLY where they belong.
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby Ex Animo » 05 Sep 2012, 13:29

It seems it's quite common for turtles to fall prey to dogs. I'll see if I can find them a location less inundated with canines. I have one in mind.
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby omerojs » 05 Sep 2012, 15:06

just out of curiosity, those are not from taiwan as in they would be and alien creature here?
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby Chaon » 05 Sep 2012, 15:07

Ex Animo wrote:It seems it's quite common for turtles to fall prey to dogs. I'll see if I can find them a location less inundated with canines. I have one in mind.


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When the turtle's gone and you can't go on, It's tragedy.
When the turtle cries and you don't know why.
It's hard to bear with no-one to love, turtle's goin' nowhere.
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby urodacus » 05 Sep 2012, 15:11

True. The rivers and streams of Taiwan especially near cities have been overrun by the little bastards. Check the pond behind the main Confucius Temple near YuanShan MRT. They'd have lots of friends there, and they get fed.
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby the chief » 05 Sep 2012, 16:32

urodacus wrote:True. The rivers and streams of Taiwan especially near cities have been overrun by the little bastards. Check the pond behind the main Confucius Temple near YuanShan MRT. They'd have lots of friends there, and they get fed.


Yes, I'd actually been considering doing a midnight commando run to let them go in the pond at SYS, which is, after all, hardly a pristine natural ecosystem, and is full of turtles already, but I didn't feel especially good about it.
Never mind the chance that I might have to murder a cop if I got caught and he tried to slap the 18 billion NT fine on me.
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby Dragonbones » 05 Sep 2012, 17:57

Would it be poor form to post a turtle soup recipe here?
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Re: Three huge turtles seek new digs

Postby the chief » 05 Sep 2012, 18:00

Dragonbones wrote:Would it be poor form to post a turtle soup recipe here?


Yeah, you and EVERY ONE of my Taiwanese friends that comes over.
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