I'm all done with the Turtleman. (Call of the Wildman on Animal Planet)

 

One day I was flipping through the channels and came across some guy on Animal Planet called the "Turtleman." He's this crazy-ass dude that catches menacing animals for people in return for dinner or 2 chickens. Okay, I'm exaggerating a little bit, but that is the gist of the show. The guy seemed alright to me, he never hurt an animal and it seemed to me that he was helping them out, because after capturing them he would usually release them in a safe area. He needs some dental work, but hey. He seemed cool to me.

 

Then I read this article and now I'm just pissed off. The whole thing is staged. Animals were hurt. I'm hurt and embarrassed that I fell for this crap. Read about it for yourself, here.

 

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/01/animal-abuse-drugs-call-of-the-wildman-animal-planet