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tur tuhl

  • n  a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
  • n  any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming
  • v  overturn accidentally
  • v  hunt for turtles, especially as an occupation

  • Globalization has opened up the trade in turtles, which are a sought-after delicacy in Asian markets.
  • A year ago, Chicagoans were surprised to find 2,000 bewildered, chilly box turtles crawling about a vacant lot on Michigan Avenue.
  • The rare Arakan forest turtle, once though to be extinct, has been rediscovered in a remote forest in Burma, boosting chances of saving the reptile after hunting almost destroyed .
News & Articles

  • Turtle abused at golf course
    After being beaten with a golf club, a snapping turtle is fighting for its life. The Department of Natural Resources continues to investigate.
    June 12, 2013 - TMJ4 Milwaukee
  • Turtle Wax Winning the Social Media Race With New Campaign
    Turtle Wax has seriously lagged behind some of its more hare-like automotive competitors when it comes to Twitter and Facebook. In short, it's been in social-media standstill. But now, the 67-year-old company is picking up the pace. A month into a campaign that entailed buying multiple hashtags in the men's interest and cars categories, it's seen a  Promoted Tweets  engagement rate of an ...
    June 11, 2013 - AdWeek
  • Turtle Beach Reveals New Headset Lineup At E3
    LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Turtle Beach , the leader in gaming audio, is unveiling new gaming headsets at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) featuring the latest audio technology and ...
    June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  • Bindi Irwin in Independent Online
    He saw a dead turtle the other day,Irwin said. "I was trying to explain that it was dead, and he asked if the doctor could fix it, so there is a lot of explaining."
  • Kevin Rudd in Camden Advertiser
    As happened before the last election, the 2004 election, whatever is said before the election, we know one thing for certain - what they say before the election will turn turtle after the election,Mr Rudd said. "We've got flip, flop, flap...
  • Sylvia Earle in San Jose Mercury News
    It took a long time for me to be able to see a turtle underwater, now any little kid can do it,Earle said.

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