You admit to your moral shortcoming, revealing to the turtle that you did, indeed, consider simply eating the baby bird.
The turtle tells you that would have been the most effective way to deal with your current situation.
The turtle takes a moment to contemplate.
Finally, he asks you if you have heard about the time he saw a rock fall out of sky, thus convincing him that all rocks come from the sky.
You ask the turtle if you should simply eat the bird and be done with this ordeal.
The turtle nods his slow, leathery head.
You choose to…