More beheaded animals have been found near the Northern California city of Sacramento, the latest in a string of mutilations since the beginning of the year.

The Sacramento Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1GUudYe) a birdwatcher working the fields of Yolo County on Sunday found a collection of five beheaded chickens and a beheaded turtle.

Gina Knepp, who runs Sacramento's Front Street Animal Shelter, says it's the second find that included a turtle.

The newspaper reports there have been at least 13 separate discoveries of decapitated goats, sheep and chickens and other animals since January.

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Information from: The Sacramento Bee, http://www.sacbee.com