Using satellite tracking, the council tracked down the refuse lorry to a waste treatment facility.... After dressing in protective clothing, Mrs Joiner and staff used a thermal imaging camera to hunt for the lost tortoise amid 1,000 bags of rubbish.How much tax money was spent looking for a turtle that a lady let get into her garbage? But we're expected to feel heart-warmed. It's not even my tax money, but this irks me. The tortoise was 90 years old. I'd say it lived a long, good life. Let the government conserve its funds for spending that benefits young turtles.
He was eventually found amid a pile of lettuce leaves and plucked to safety.They're always after the lettuce, these turtles. How about the lettuce that is money? Don't spend it on elderly turtles!