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Published:June 11th, 2012 18:18 EST

Turtle Couple Sick Of Each Other After Century Together

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Officials at an Austrian zoo said two 115-year-old turtles appear to be ending a romance that spanned more than a century.

Helga Happ, head of the zoo in Klagenfurt, said the giant turtles, together since they were young, came to the facility from the Basel Zoo in Switzerland 36 years ago.


`But for no reason that anyone can discover they seem to have fallen out; they just can`t stand each other,` Happ said."


The giant creatures had to be separated when the female BiBi bit off a chunk of her mate`s (Poldi) shell. Lord I hope Poldi keeps his little manhood (turtlehood?) safely tucked in his shell.

It would be tragic if a couple that has been together for such a long time, will have to be kept permanently separated because of irreconcilable differences.

These aren`t snapping turtles, they shouldn`t be snapping at each other and quarreling.

It`s all happening at the zoo, but this is too much drama for me. Let`s hope the turtles reconcile!

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