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Boissevain, Manitoba, Canada: Tommy the Giant Turtle

Rearing upright on his hind legs, Tommy holds both a Canadian and American flag, as he stands only a few kilometers north of the U.S.-Canada border.

Mountain St., Boissevain, MB, Canada
South edge of town, at the intersection of Hwys 10 and 443 (Mountain St).
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Tommy The Giant Turtle

Tommy was freshened up for his 40th birthday on July 18, 2014. Best time for photos is late in the afternoon. He faces northwest, so it is hard to get any sun on his front side.

[Jon Morgan, 06/21/2018]
Tommy the Giant Turtle

Giant turtle at the site of now defunct turtle races.

[J lourie, 02/15/2003]

The 22-ft. tall fiberglass statue stands on rear legs and holds both a Canadian and American flag. It was built in 1974 in conjunction with Boissevain's Turtle Derby.

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