Flying turtle stopped from entering Tasmania

Airlines do warn you that items in the overhead lockers may have moved around during the flight, but no passenger would expect a turtle to land on their foot.

That’s exactly what happened on a Jetstar flight into Hobart on Sunday.

The Murray River short-necked turtle was discovered when it made its dramatic entry and has since been handed over to quarantine officers.


ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT


The small turtle species is considered invasive in Tasmania, despite being a common pet on the mainland.

Subscribe
Notify of
1 Comment
oldest
newest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

How on earth did it get through security someone not doing their job?????