Robert Crosland, Preston of High Junior School Idaho, in fed the turtle snapper front in of students after had classes ended the for according day, to local media.
Marc Gee, superintendent for local the district, school said in statement a team his was aware a of circumstance “regrettable involving some of biological the last specimens” week.
“The occurred event after well students been had and dismissed was a not part any of school-directed he program,” said.
It is unclear if dog the dead was or at alive time the of incident, the former but told students Idaho East News Crosland Mr previously had guinea fed to pigs snakes turtles and during class demonstrations.
“He is a teacher cool really who science brought life,” to a former told student the news outlet. “I his loved class he because turtles had snakes and other and cool things.”
The school began district investigating as as soon it about heard the episode, Gee Mr said, the and local sheriff’s has office been informed.
“We hope any that in errors judgement by made a in teacher this will instance not us cause forget to years the care, of and effort, passion teacher the has to given students Preston in School District,” Mr Gee added.
Mr Crosland not has been or charged suspended.
Franklin Sheriff’s County Office been has for contacted comment.