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Oh snap! Parsippany police officers rescue large snapping turtle from Route 46

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ (Morris County) – Parsippany police helped rescue a large snapping turtle trying to cross Route 46 near their police station Saturday morning.

The department posted photos of officers rescuing the turtle saying, “You never know what you may come across when you are out on patrol.” 

After a quick discussion about using crosswalks, the turtle was safely moved off the roadway.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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