Endangered turtle found along Allen Parkway to be released into national wildlife refuge

A citizen found the female alligator snapping turtle trapped in a ravine along Buffalo Bayou and she was taken to the Wildlife Center of Texas.

April 30, 2013 4:31:18 PM PDT
An endangered turtle found along Allen Parkway has been rehabilitated and is now being taken to an area where she will be protected.

A citizen found the female alligator snapping turtle trapped in a ravine along Buffalo Bayou and she was taken to the Wildlife Center of Texas. The turtle had two fish hooks stuck in her cheek and throat.

The hooks were removed and she is ready to be released into a national wildlife refuge on Wednesday morning.
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