Bullying turtle named after Gordon Brown

A bad tempered turtle has been named Grumpy Gordy and moved into solitary confinement, after bullying other aquatic lifeforms at Scotland’s largest sanctuary for marine animals.

Staff at the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary near Oban had to isolate their new Snapper Turtle for bullying behaviour almost as soon as he arrived there on Monday. They immediately named him after Gordon Brown, according to centre spokeswoman Ellie Cowley.

Ms Cowley said: “Bullies are said to have a hard outer shell, and the Scottish Sea Life Sanctuary’s newest resident is no exception.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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