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Hang on to Your Balloon

ChickBallon_1546I’m not sure how this balloon with a Chick-fil-A logo arrived on my street, but I’m glad I rescued it before it was washed into a storm drain or picked up by wildlife.

I’m not even sure where there is a Chick-fil-A restaurant in my area.

One more time, folks, balloons are hazardous to the environment. Dispose of them properly.

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Our Wildlife Shouldn’t Be Fed Trash

Here’s a sad story that I hope has a happy ending about a Sea Turtle….Sickened by Litter:

VIRGINIA BEACH

A green sea turtle dubbed Kermit, rescued from the surf in Sandbridge by a swimmer last month, is being treated for obstructions in his throat including a rubber band, a balloon, pieces of plastic and a Spanish language newspaper.

A swimmer found Kermit floating upside down in the water near Sandbrige on September 20. Since then the Virginia Aquarium has been treating the turtle, who was thin, lethargic and dehydrated.

Last week doctors at the Beach Pet Hospital found and removed a number of foreign objects from Kermit’s throat, thought to be trash ingested at sea.

Doctors are monitoring Kermit’s condition.

I wish Kermit a speedy recovery. This is why we shouldn’t throw trash on the ground or in the water.

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Our Wildlife Shouldn't Be Fed Trash

Here’s a sad story that I hope has a happy ending about a Sea Turtle….Sickened by Litter:

VIRGINIA BEACH

A green sea turtle dubbed Kermit, rescued from the surf in Sandbridge by a swimmer last month, is being treated for obstructions in his throat including a rubber band, a balloon, pieces of plastic and a Spanish language newspaper.

A swimmer found Kermit floating upside down in the water near Sandbrige on September 20. Since then the Virginia Aquarium has been treating the turtle, who was thin, lethargic and dehydrated.

Last week doctors at the Beach Pet Hospital found and removed a number of foreign objects from Kermit’s throat, thought to be trash ingested at sea.

Doctors are monitoring Kermit’s condition.

I wish Kermit a speedy recovery. This is why we shouldn’t throw trash on the ground or in the water.

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