New 'Ninja Turtles' Movie Puts Bay Area Animal Shelters On AlertBay Area animal shelters are bracing for what they fear may be an ill-advised rush to acquire pet turtles and tortoises after the box office success of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.
Overnight Castro Valley Garage Fire Sends Tortoises Scurrying A barn-like garage at a Castro Valley home that housed two tortoises and some chickens was damaged in an early morning fire that injured one firefighter, Alameda County fire officials said.