The Pig-Nosed Turtles of Golden Gate Park Really Do Have Piggy Noses

Here’s what you do – you go over to Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, somewhere near Heron Island, and start up your pig call. Soooo-weeeee! And soon you’ll seeĀ pig-nosed turtles, weighing up to 30 pounds.

Like this ugly customer. Click to expand.

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Do some people abandon pets at Golden Gate Park?

Yes, some people do.

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2 Responses to “The Pig-Nosed Turtles of Golden Gate Park Really Do Have Piggy Noses”

  1. Richard says:

    Yeah, I put at least 2 rescued turtles into the lakes at GGP after saving them from turning into soup in the 80′s

  2. sfcitizen says:

    Well this monster would have fed a family, that’s for sure.

    Keep up the good work, Richard.