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Old September 3rd, 2005, 05:39 PM
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The reason why they can carry disease is because they swim in their own waste. Keep the water clean, add a small filter and wash your hands with soap and water each time you handle them and everything should be ok. Many people up here keep certain turtles as pets.
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