NPR logo

Texas' Two-Headed Turtle Is Facebook Friendly

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/206566731/206567332" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Texas' Two-Headed Turtle Is Facebook Friendly

Animals

Texas' Two-Headed Turtle Is Facebook Friendly

Texas' Two-Headed Turtle Is Facebook Friendly

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/206566731/206567332" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In Texas, Thelma and Louise is a big draw. Not the movie — Thelma and Louise is the name of a two-headed turtle born at the San Antonio Zoo last month. The Texas cooter is so popular, she has her own Facebook page and more than 1,700 friends.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.

In Texas, ThelmaandLouise is a big draw - not the movie. ThelmaandLouise, one word, is the name of a two-headed turtle born at the San Antonio Zoo last month. The Texas cooter is so popular, she has her own Facebook page and more than 1,700 friends. Her page says she - or they - is interested in meeting Maryland Terrapins and sea turtles. Double dating?

It's MORNING EDITION.

Copyright © 2013 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at www.npr.org for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.