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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Patient Pet Walker

On the Web - Here’s a cool little story with some neat pictures featuring a Japanese man taking his large, gorgeous sulcata tortoise for walks in the city.

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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Encouraging Conservation Step

On the Web - A species of turtle once thought to be extinct gets a new shot at repopulation when a group of 60 captive raised Mayanmar roofed turtles were released into...

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On the Web
Apr 19, 2015

Trying to Save Sea Turtles

On the Web - An ocean conservation group, Oceana, is suing the National Marine Fisheries Service to limit the number of sea turtles allowed to be caught in shrimpers’ nets.

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Facebook
Apr 18, 2015

Teeny Tiny Albino

Facebook - An adorable little albino turtle gets its first look at the wide world while still snuggled all cozy in its egg.

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On the Web
Apr 18, 2015

Toddler Turtle Activity

On the Web - A very cool scientific study follows a group of young green sea turtles and discovers they are far more adventurous than first thought.

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On the Web
Apr 18, 2015

Pollution Causes Turtle Trouble

On the Web - Scientists connect the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) leaking into the environment with the interference of gender development in water turtles.

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The Reptile Report
Apr 17, 2015

Mastering the Bush — Part 2 of 4

The Reptile Report - Join us for Part 2 of this excellent story by Christopher Ransom about Kamuran Tepedelen, owner of Bushmaster Reptiles.  Click here for Part 1.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 17, 2015

Flower-Loving Galap

TortoiseForum.org - Watch as a handsome, young Galapagos tortoise attacks a yummy hibiscus blossom.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 16, 2015

Frankie Tortoise Tails: Serious Injury #27

TortoiseForum.org - Growing bigger and more stubborn every day, Frankie the sulcata tortoise continues to cause his loving keeper much mischief.  Don’t miss this hilarious story and great photos.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 16, 2015

Ivory Cuties

TortoiseForum.org - Enjoy some fabulous photos showing off the beautiful details of three baby ivory sulcata tortoises hanging out in the early morning shadows and afternoon sun.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 16, 2015

Outdoors at the Cove

TortoiseForum.org - Here are some beautiful pictures of the redfoot tortoise paradise in Southern California known as the Tortoise Cove.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 15, 2015

A Dude Named Summer

TortoiseForum.org - Some fun birthday photos of a handsome leopard tortoise that just turned three years old.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 14, 2015

Swimming Sulcatas

TortoiseForum.org - Some cute shots showing the trio of baby ivory sulcata tortoises going for an actual swim in their favorite pool.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 13, 2015

Giants in Paradise

TortoiseForum.org - These awesome, enormous Aldabra tortoises pause to pose for a few pictures showing off the paradise they live in.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 13, 2015

The Case of the Poisonous Tulips

TortoiseForum.org - Here’s a fascinating story and a warning for tortoise keepers to know exactly what plants are in their yard and how they might affect a hungry tortoise.  Something...

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 13, 2015

Ivory Antics

TortoiseForum.org - Some fun pictured of the intrepid trio of young ivory sulcata tortoises enjoying a Sunday morning brunch.

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TortoiseForum.org
Apr 13, 2015

No Touch!

TortoiseForum.org - Enjoy a couple of fun photos featuring a tiny baby tortoise with an amusingly expressive face.

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On the Web
Apr 12, 2015

Don’t Throw Baby Torts into the Sea

On the Web - As incredible as it may seem, residents of Florida are being reminded to not try and put baby gopher tortoises into the ocean.  Apparently the little cuties are...

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