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Sue Wieber Nourse (left) and Jennifer Costa with the 14 soon-to-be-released turtles.

‘Be safe little guy’ — Rare terrapins released by Allens Pond

‘Be safe little guy’ — Rare terrapins released by Allens Pond

Fourteen tiny turtles got a grand sendoff and a leg up on very long survival odds Thursday as they were left to fend for themselves by a Westport pond. “Be safe little guy,” a woman said as she let one of the rare diamondback terrapins loose in beach grass next to Allens Pond. Despite assurances

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