Some of my coworkers started talking about how they'd like to catch him and eat him. I thought they were kidding, but one guy went out and caught the turtle for just that purpose. He simply grabbed the turtle by the tail. He says he is going to feed him food like hot dogs for two weeks so the turtle won't taste so wild when cooked. Ummmm, I hope he doesn't share the finished dish with us.
In the picture below, you can see how big the turtle is compared to a human hand.
My coworker put the turtle on the scale which is usually used to weigh tubs of mail.
The turtle weighs 15.5 pounds.
Boy, he is one MAD turtle! I'm keeping out of his way!