Pampered turtle survives two weeks on her own in the mountains

17th November, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

EDWARDS — Rosie the red-eared slider turtle scaled a 10 inch wall and had herself a mile-long adventure. Rosie is a great indoorsman. She weighs about 4 pounds and is 9 inches long. Last fall, before these storms hit the area, Rosie apparently wanted to see what was on the other side of the wall and outside the patio, where she was being kept at the Benedict home near the top of Homestead. She climbed over it and disappeared for two weeks. Pat Benedict and her son, Ben, did all the lost-pet stuff. They sent an email to the neighborhood …

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