gemma black terrapin

 A small terrapin taking a Sunday stroll in a Barry street has been rescued by an RSPCA officer.

The tiny reptile was spotted by a member of the public in Main Street on the morning of Sunday 29 September. The terrapin has a white ring mark on his shell and seems to be in good condition.

 RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “How this terrapin ended up in a Barry street is a complete mystery. We would like to hear from anyone in the area who is looking for a terrapin matching this description. It just goes to show that the RSPCA exists to help all creatures great and small!”

 Anyone with information should contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 123 8018.  All calls are treated in confidence.

 To help the RSPCA with rescues like this, you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (Text costs £3 + one standard network rate message)