Contruction Workers Paint Turtles Orange

Orange turtleResidents of a New York neighborhood say a box turtle that has long roamed through their yards was painted orange by construction workers.

Neighbors in the Williamsburg neighborhood of New York’s Brooklyn borough said the turtle, named Myrtle, was found spray-painted orange in a backyard adjacent to a development, New York Newsday reported Tuesday.

Residents blamed the painting on construction workers at the development.

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