Turtles Delay Flights At New York's JFK Airport
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
A runway at New York's JFK International was shut down yesterday, when a herd of turtles - make that a bale of turtles - slowly tried to cross. A few were spotted by a plane taxiing out. Pretty soon lots of pilots were reporting a veritable invasion of turtles. The turtles aren't strangers to the airport, which is surrounded by waterways and swamp land. But try telling that to travelers whose flights were delayed by 90 minutes.
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