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Published:August 1st, 2013 10:04 EST

Flyer Tries To Smuggle Pet Turtle Disguised As Hamburger: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Chinese man reportedly tried to smuggle his pet turtle past security at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in Guangdong, China by hiding it in a Kentucky Fried Chicken hamburger.


The man, whose last name is Li, was on his way to board a China Southern Airlines flight to Beijing when he was stopped during the x-ray screening at the airport over an `odd protrusion` that was sticking out of a KFC burger inside his bag."


It`s surprising that a grown man would try to sneak his pet turtle past security at an airport, but it`s even more surprising that Kentucky Fried Chicken sells hamburgers in China.

The airport security officials weren`t fooled; they quickly discovered that the odd protrusions sticking out of the KFC burger were the legs of a live turtle.

KFC may sell hamburgers, and possibly dogburgers, but turtleburgers aren`t kosher even in China.

Airport security informed the man that he couldn`t travel with his pet turtle, and he decided to leave his turtle with a friend. Turtle soup is a Chinese delicacy; let`s hope his friend doesn`t decide to make soup out of his pet.

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