The two resident box turtles of The Kirby Science Center in downtown Sioux Falls have been found with red mites. The turtles, Discover and Tie Dye, have been taken to the vet, and The Kirby Science Center will be closed through Monday, March 3 for fumigation.
The Washington Pavillion's Michelle Wellman says they are contacting those who may have come in contact with the turtles. She says that if you experiece itchy skin or start seeing small red bumps, you should probably visit a physician.
The CineDome and the rest of the Pavillion will be open during this time. For information on changed programming please call The Washington Pavillion box off at 605-367-6000