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. 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.

Take ABC13 with you!
Download our free apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices

Copyright © 2021 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.