SAN ANTONIO -- What began as an investigation into a blocked sewer line turned into a rescue mission of sorts.(from KSAT-12)
A turtle stuck [sic] in a pipe in the ally [sic] behind a home on Allendale Drive, near South General McMullen Drive.
Crews sent a video line down the sewer line to see what was blocking it and found a turtle wedged in the line.
Crews then had to dig the pipe up to get the turtle out.
No word on what ninja weapon he used on them, though.
But there is a bit of bonus strangeness, too. When asked about the turtle, an official said this:
"She is a red-eared slider and ... we're going to take her and release her back into the wild where she'll hopefully live a long, happy life," said San Antonio Water Systems spokeswoman Sarah Gatewood.And the great big wild area they released the turtle into? Woodlawn Lake. Not exactly the back country over there.
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