• Sylvester Stallone shows off pet turtles that appeared in 'Rocky'

    By: Bob D'Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    After four decades, Sylvester Stallone still likes to show off his pet turtles.

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    The actor posted a photo of himself on Instagram with Cuff and Link, the two turtles that originally appeared in Stallone’s 1976 film, “Rocky,” People reported.

    The animals made their film comeback in Stallone’s 2018 movie, “Creed II,” the magazine reported.

    “In ‘Creed 2’ with my original buddies from the first Rocky ... Cuff and Link, now about 44 years old!” Stallone wrote in his May 5 post.

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    In CREED 2 with my original buddies from the first Rocky ... CUFF and LINK , now about 44 years old!

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    In “Rocky”, Stallone introduced the turtles to Adrian Pennino (Talia Shire) as, “the exotic animals I was telling you about. These are my friends, Cuff and Link,” Entertainment Weekly reported. 

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    “I sold them to ya,” Pennino tells Rocky Balboa, reminding him she was working at a pet shop when the film’s star bought the turtles.


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