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Green turle: Little green turtles are proving to be a source of salmonella inflicting pet owners.
Green turle: Little green turtles are proving to be a source of salmonella inflicting pet owners.Courtesy Wing-Chi Poo
Despite a government ban on selling mini turtles as pets, health-related problems with the little critters are surging up again these days. This report shares how pet owners are catching salmonella from their little terrapins.

As a good general rule of thumb, don't go around kissing, licking or in any other shape or fashion putting turtles to your lips, even if they are a pet.