The Alan Sondheim Mail Archive

Azure and I almost died braking for a large turtle here on a major road -
we were waving traffic to a stop, lots of screeching. But we got the
turtle off the road safely; a woman took it in her car to a save refuge
(it was about a foot and a half in length).


On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Maurizio Mariotti wrote:

> I always break for turtles, but I also thought about Darwin and that
> whole "cull out the weak" thing. But then I thought that I might be
> responsible for a future that includes super-intelligent turtles and
> kept on breaking. Also, large turtles may seriously damage the
> undercarriage of my car.

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