Skip to comments.African turtle hitches ride on pope's plane
Posted on 03/20/2009 12:55:54 PM PDT by JoeProBono
Pope Benedict flew from Cameroon to Angola on Friday with an unusual traveling companion -- a turtle. Just before he left Cameroon, the pope met a group of Baka Pygmies, hunter-gatherers from the country's rain forests. They came to the grounds of the Vatican embassy in the capital Yaounde and gave him the turtle of about 30 cm (one foot) long. The Vatican said it was not yet clear if the turtle -- which has not yet been named -- would be left in Angola or find a new home in the Vatican gardens.
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Better an African turle than a Kenyan talking donkey.
Ain’t that the truth!
This turtle’s a wuss.
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