TORTOISE ANUS

what will happen if i stick my finger into the anus of a tortoise

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Jun 22, 2015
Hilarious
by: Anonymous

I dont believe its the anus they talked about in Africa, i think they meant the shell opening at the back, not the actual anus of the animal.

May 17, 2015
a little true
by: Anonymous

Growing up in Africa, we cajoled our little cousin to put his index finger in the turtle's anus. He didn't lose the finger but the anus contracted around the finger. It wasn't easy to get out- and of course all the older kids got into big trouble.
This was one exaggerated myth

Sep 01, 2014
tortoise. (those who said its must be removed)
by: pascal

guys guys. pls. we asked this question because of what we were told as Africans that , when u put Ur finger i
nto a tortoise anus, u will lose Ur finger. and now the ones who told us does not even no if its true or not. that's why we confine in you guys our foreign friends, in such issues. so pls don't say this question must be removed, every question is foolish if u no the answer or if u are not the one asking it. thanks


Feb 11, 2014
Its an African Myth
by: Ewuraba

Like Lanre said its an African Myth. I am in my late twenties and live in Ghana (West Africa). As a child, i went to a Zoo and the zookeeper told me this tale.

After over twenty years I just remembered this tale and decided to find out for myself not because I want to stick my finger(s) into any animals anus, but just fact checking if there was any truth to this ridiculous tale. I haven't seen a tortoise since that day(over 2 decades ago) and no way I would try that assuming it was true. After all, VANITY THY NAME IS WOMAN- i love my fingers.

Feb 14, 2011
Tortoise Anus
by: Shelly

The tortoise will not cut off your finger, but the animal could be badly injured. Like many folk myths, this one may have originated by adults trying to stop children from doing some damage by scaring them. I would rather teach respect for all living things than say things that are not true.

So no matter what the consequence to the human, I strongly suggest that no one put anything into any animal without medical necessity and without medical training.

I hope this helps.

Keep it slow and steady.

Feb 14, 2011
not exactly
by: lanre olorunsola

you guys should not be disgusted at the post. In Africa(Nigeria), it is believed that if you stick your finger into the anus of a tortoise,it will cut your fingers off. Most of us are looking for answers to this myth. That what got me to this page in the first place.

So please, you guys should help with the question.

Jan 18, 2011
Question should be removed
by: Anonymous

I am offended by your disgusting question and it should be removed. I hope you don't own a turtle or any animal. You need to get proffesional help.

Jan 15, 2011
Not a serious question
by: Anonymous

This ia obviously someone trying to be funny or offend people and I think this post should be removed.

Jan 15, 2011
tortoise anus
by: Anonymous

Why do you want to? If it needs medical care, that is something best done by a vet. You can kill an animal my injuring it internally.

Jan 10, 2011
Tortoise
by: Anonymous

That's sick, you should never try to harm your tortoise. Give it to someone else if you can't control these weird thoughts. YUCK!

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