College student's turtle project takes dark twist - Yahoo! News We often stop to (safely!) move turtles of the road and have taken about a gazillion to our vet. Killing such a defenseless and benign creature sure as hell would not make me feel "dominant". Indeed, it would make me feel just the opposite. Many years ago, when I still fished, I saw a fisherman hook a turtle, cut off his head and throw the body back in the water. While living in Tucson, I remember seeing a pickup swerve to the other lane in order to hit a family of tiny quail chicks and their parents. [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ef6Ggl1-MAw]Gambel's Quail chicks emerge from their nest - YouTube[/ame] What do others think about this?