Beware of Turtles

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Listen up parents, if you see a vendor selling turtles out and about in Amarillo, be warned.They may look as cuddly as a turtle but they could carry disease.

City of Amarillo is warning residents those turtles can carry salmonella.

No outbreaks have been reported as of yet, but vendors selling the types of turtles that carry the disease have been reported around town.

The disease can be deadly.

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