Kind Giant: Sylvester Stallone Saved 2 Baby Turtles From 'Rocky' Set In 1976 And They Are Still Alive!

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May 24, 2019 18:02 By Fabiosa

Rocky is a cult classic boxing drama that had rocketed Sylvester Stallone to stardom. It tells a story of a working-class Italian-American boxer without any education or possibilities who turns his life into an American Dream story.

The film was such a huge success that it was made into two more sequels. The first Rocky collected $1.4 billion at the box office, becoming one of the most popular franchises in movie history.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Two of the most memorable actors from the film, besides Stallone, were adorable turtles, Cuff and Link. And you won’t believe it - they are still alive after more than 40 years!

Stallone’s famous pets

Cuff and Link are still alive and thriving. Recently, Sylvester posted a photo with the turtles, letting fans know that they will star in another movie with him.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The actor wrote:

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

How cute are they!

People reacted on social media

We can’t wait to see Cuff and Link back on the screen.