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SHREWSBURY: BABY TURTLES GET AN ASSIST


What was that snapping turtle doing at the edge of a parking lot on Monroe Avenue in Shrewsbury last spring? The answer, or answers, emerged from the mud Wednesday afternoon.

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FAIR HAVEN: DETERMINED TURTLES GET ASSIST

A couple of headstrong snapping turtles got an assist from Fair Haven police, public works employees and Animal Control Officer Henry Perez earlier this week.

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RED BANK: MIFFED TORTOISE MISSING

rb tortoise 081915A Red Bank family is asking for helping finding an exotic tortoise that went missing Tuesday.

“It’s mating season, and the male apparently got a little too aggressive,” prompting the nine-inch-long female to climb over a barrier and flee, said borough animal control officer Henry Perez, who’s joined the search in the vicinity of Spring Street and Wallace Street.

Anyone who’s seen the Brazilian cherry-head red-foot tortoise is asked to call Perez at 848-482-0864.  (Click to enlarge)