Bringing The World Home To You

© 2021 WUNC North Carolina Public Radio
120 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919.445.9150 | 800.962.9862
91.5 Chapel Hill 88.9 Manteo 90.9 Rocky Mount 91.1 Welcome 91.9 Fayetteville 90.5 Buxton 94.1 Lumberton 99.9 Southern Pines
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Italian Police Move Quickly Against Woman 'Walking' A Turtle

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. In Italy, a national lockdown means you need a justifiable excuse to go outside, like getting groceries or walking your dog. Walking your turtle is not on the list, a 60-year-old woman in Rome found out the hard way when she was caught outside her house, apparently, walking her pet turtle. A police spokesman was asked about the incident. He said the turtle was about the size of a pizza and wasn't wearing a leash. Unclear if leashing one's turtle is also part of Italian quarantine. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

More Stories