photo courtesy of Emily Greenhalgh of The New England Aquarium
by Nancy Shack, WBZ NewsRadio1030
BOSTON, MA (WBZ NewsRadio) — A giant green sea turtle named Myrtle, who lives at the New England Aquarium is celebrating the Patriots return to the Super Bowl this weekend with help from friends in her tank.
Officials at the aquarium say Myrtle's favorite Patriots player is offensive lineman Trent Brown who happens to be the largest man in the NFL at 6’8” and 380 pounds. Myrtle the Green Sea Turtle gives Brown a run for his money coming in at 535 pounds and 6"6 in length.
Divers Michal O’Neill and Abigail Campbell say notice that Myrtle naturally protects #12’s blind side even in the Aquarium’s Giant Ocean Tank!
If you want to visit Myrtle, you can find her at The New England Aquarium, Central Wharf, Boston.