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Turtle bites drunk man’s lips after attempting to kiss it

By Mason White 9:16 AM June 10, 2015
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By: Tanya Malhotra
A drunk man was rushed to a hospital after being bitten on the lips by a turtle, police in China said.

Xinglin Police said that the man of Hefei, drank numerous alcoholic beverages before going into a supermarket and playing with the turtle.

The man identified as Wang, was kept in a police cell until he sobered up.

According to the police investigation, Wang entered the supermarket around 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, after drinking with his friends.

Surveillance video from the store showed Wang stumble into the seafood section and playing with the turtles that were in a glass tank.

After 30 minutes, Wang put his head into the tank and emerged with a turtle attached to his lips. Supermarket employees had to cut the head of the turtle to free Wang.

Police were called after Wang became belligerent toward staff members. He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was treated before being taken to the police station for the night.