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Tonca’s Birthday – Part 2

Here are some more photos from Tonca’s 47th birthday party Saturday, July 13th at the Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville, Florida. Tonca is a snapping alligator turtle who was rescued from a drainage ditch in Mandarin in 1998, and has enjoyed living at the MOSH museum ever since.

Tonca's Birthday Cake

Tonca’s Birthday Cake – for human’s only!

Tonca arrives at the party!

Tonca arrives at the party!

Tonca has fallen asleep...

Looks like Tonca has fallen asleep…

Time for Tonca's annual examination

Time for Tonca’s annual examination
He weighed 174 lbs!

Say ahhhhh

Say ahhhhh

The party's over

The party’s over

Tonca is glad to return to his home in the nature pond.

Tonca is glad to return to his home in the nature pond.