Living snail found inside boy’s knee wound

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(CNN)-A California boy came home with a scary souvenir from a beach vacation. Paul Franklin, 4, fell and cut his knee on a rock.  After it became swollen, his mom took him to urgent care. 

Doctors first believed he had a staph infection, but after a course of antibiotics, the wound did not heal.  It started turning black. 

Against the doctors’ orders, Paul’s mom squeezed the wound to drain it. That’s when a living snail came out. 

Paul is keeping the snail as a pet.  He's named him Turbo.