‘Tortoise Attack’ In Uganda Leaves One Reptile Dead

A police officer in Uganda reportedly shot a tortoise dead after he claimed that he was being attacked by the “aggressive” animal.


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The officer said the reptile entered his home and attacked him while he was enjoying some tea.


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“I tried to scare it but the tortoise became very aggressive. I took a stick to chase it but it instead became more violent,” he said according to the BBC.

After he tried to fend off the tortoise with a plastic chair ….


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… he said he “instinctively” drew his firearm and shot it dead.


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A local Christian group later prayed for him, “before burning the dead reptile to ashes.”

A tragic loss, tortoises are among the gentlest creatures in the …


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