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1Thing: Help Save The Turtles With Your Old Bras!

Yes, you read that correctly!

July 14, 2019 - 12:17 pm

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) -  Yes, you read that correctly!

The Wildthunder Wildlife & Animal Rehabilitaion & Sanctuary in Iowa posted a Facebook message asking followers to send the clasps of their old bras to help heal broken turtle shells.

The post ended up going viral, and now the center has boxes of bras from across the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom!


“We had a turtle with a cracked shell, and most of us have old bras laying around, and I just used what we had,” the owner of Wildthunder, Tracy Belle, told the local news station, KCRG.

Wildthunder currently only has one turtle with a broken shell, so the bras will be kept for any future rescues. They are also reaching out to our rehabilitation centers to share the bra-wealth!

The center is also in need of  flat sheets, bath towels, non-clumping clay cat litter, and medical supplies.

You can send donations to:

 2584 Henley Ave.
Independence, Iowa 50644

You can also make donations to your local animal shelters! 

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