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Tortoise and hare face off in real-life race


Daniel UriaFeb. 16 (UPI) -- A real-life tortoise and hare competed in a race in Los Angeles in an attempt to test the validity of one of Aesop's fables. (UPI Odd News) More More

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Posted on 15 December 2017 | 1:21 am | Google News

Tortoise and hare face off in real-life race, and guess who wins? - The Daily Dot


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It took four people to hoist the tortoise into a truck, which took it to a grassy area. James McLaughlin of the Humane Society said the tortoise spent hours running around the facility's grassy area at a high speed -- by tortoise standards. He said the ...

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Customs officers at Malaysian airport seize 330 tortoises - UPI.com


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