Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?

Posted on January 4, 2013 8:00 pm

A Clemson University study shows that people will actually swerve to squash turtles trying to cross the road.

Maybe the little guys would be safer hitching a ride with that chicken everyone’s always asking about.

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9 Responses to “Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?”

  1. Son of Bob says:

    They should make it a “turtle free zone,” then the turtles won’t cross there.

  2. Peter says:

    I have stopped and carried turtles the rest of the way ‘cross the road many times. Lots of folks like to kill turtles because they eat fingerling fish. I don’t much care for fish so it doesn’t bother me. Now if turtles ate chubby girls with low morals I’d run over ’em too.

  3. Karen says:

    So, that’s why the stupid surface levels of the NES Ninja Turtles game were so hard.

  4. zzyzx says:

    Here in Alaska we don’t have turtles to run over so we run over these guy’s instead…doesn’t always work out well though. http://alaskahunt.blogspot.com/2007/05/650-alaska-moose-killed-in-vehicle.html

  5. Iowa Jim says:

    Q. Why did the punk rocker cross the road?

    A. Because he was stapled to a chicken.

  6. Bill says:

    Guess who got the bill for that study

  7. Tommy the Towelhead says:

    Turtles have such a deilghtful crunch when you hit them – like a bicycle helmet, only without the lawsuit.

  8. Dohtimes says:

    So just about the same time the University of Maryland does a slow scamper to the Big Ten?

  9. Jimmy says:

    Because yesterday he saw some lettuce over there?

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