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Turtles Of The World Crawling To Tennessee Aquarium

The Tennessee Aquarium

It’s “The Year of the Turtle” at The Tennessee Aquarium here in Chattanooga - and next month, there will be … yes … a Shellabration when the Aquarium opens its new Turtles of the World gallery on March 18th.

Dave Collins is the Aquarium’s director of forests and animal behavior. 

He and the Aquarium’s Thom Benson stopped by “Scenic Roots”...

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