Report: Doctors treat British woman for infection after turtle found inside her body

Photo: Missouri Department of Conservation

A British woman in the Canary Islands was reportedly treated for an infection after carrying a dead turtle inside her body.

According to El Dia, the woman -a resident of the island- sought treatment at an Arona hospital for pain in her abdomen.

Doctors reportedly found the pain was being caused from a dead turtle inside her genitalia.

Police were notified after the woman stated she had been out partying with friends but did not recall how or when the turtle was placed in her body.

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