Tuesday, August 9, 2016

"Please don't paint Florida Turtles"

MiamiHerald.com:  You can paint your nails, you can paint your house — but you can’t paint a turtle.

That’s what the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission wants to remind Floridians after two gopher tortoises were found with paint on their shells. They shared pictures of the turtles on Facebook, with a warning that the paint is not only illegal, but harmful to the turtles and tortoises.

“While to you it may seem harmless, painting the shells of turtles and tortoises can severely compromise their health — the paint can hinder their ability to absorb vitamins they need from the sun, cause respiratory problems, allow toxic chemicals into the bloodstream and more,” the announcement said.

The paint also makes the tortoises and turtles more noticeable and vulnerable to predators, according to the Wildlife Commission. There is greater concern for gopher tortoises, which are listed as threatened in the state of Florida and protected under state law.




Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/environment/article94227917.html#storylink=cpy


15 comments:

Methadras said...

Florida really is the land of rock bottom, fungus growing retards. An entire state, literally of fucking mongoloid retards.

Sixty Grit said...

I think you have overstated their intelligence, Meth. They aren't that bright.

ndspinelli said...

Hey! Our host lives in Florida.

Sixty Grit said...

Q. E. D.

ndspinelli said...

Latin regarding a Latino.

ndspinelli said...

LOL! The Daily Mail has pictures and video of the Orlando shooter's father @ a Clinton rally, standing behind her as she speaks in Florida! He stated he is a Hillary supporter and was holding one of her signs.

Evi L. Bloggerlady said...

ndspinelli: Link!

I do like gopher tortoises. They are fantastic in soup...kidding!

bagoh20 said...

How do they know people did this? Everybody knows that painting is the best way to improve the value of your house, and although turtles are not really into the whole house flipping thing, they care about curb appeal as much as anyone. This is soft racism of low expectations.

edutcher said...

ndspinelli said...

LOL! The Daily Mail has pictures and video of the Orlando shooter's father @ a Clinton rally, standing behind her as she speaks in Florida! He stated he is a Hillary supporter and was holding one of her signs.

Too bad his views on homosexuality got out.

He then adds: "God will punish those involved in homosexuality," saying it's, "not an issue that humans should deal with."

Too bad Cacklepants' handlers missed that one.

And, of course, he's all for gun control.

When Cacklepants froze yesterday, was it because she was afraid he might do something to her and Huma?

Trooper York said...

Also you shouldn't try to have sex with them Lem. Just sayn'

edutcher said...

Wouldn't dream of it NTTAWWT.

BTW, in addition to all her other tics, looks like now she's wearing some kind of equipment on her back.

Which explains the housecoats.

PS Some of the comments are a scream.

edutcher said...

Hmmm, turns out the Hilla campaign is insisting the Orlando shooter's father was not a guest or anything.

Guess a lot of pushback from a very traumatized homosexual community.

If he just showed up, why didn't security vet him? Cacklepants was about 2 feet away from "Allahu Akbar" (I could say something, but readers can insert their own punchline).

And they say The Donald is tired of running.

ndspinelli said...

ed, As Trump says, "PC kills." The handlers were looking for the Holy Grail of the Dem party, "Diversity." On the surface, the old man fit the template. I almost wish this was a Nixonian dirty trick, but I seriously doubt that's the case.

Amartel said...

He was there because she wanted him there.
Note there was not one word from Clinton against Islamist extremism, which he personifies.
And the lying about it after the fact (er, the unfortunate discovery and publicization), is not credible.
BTW, Iran executed another teenager for being gay. But, whatever, so long as Obama's legacy is intact. Eyes on the prize.

Methadras said...

I am willing to make exceptions to who those retards are of course, but those bright lights in the land of the dimmest bulbs are being buried by these sub-human mongoloids. Lem, you are not a retard, you just live among them.