Gallery: Peanut: The Story Behind a Poor Turtle Deformed by a Six-Pack ...

Photo by Missouri Department of Conservation

You may recognize Peanut, the small waisted turtle that obviously didn’t get her slender figure from exercising. Photos of this poor turtle have been making the rounds across the internet over the last couple weeks, but what’s the story behind her travail? Apparently she was trapped in a six-pack ring at a young age, couldn’t get out of it, and her body continued to grow around it.

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