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On the Web
Nov 28, 2014

All About the Insides

On the Web - Take a look at this neat page with plenty of pictures dissecting and labelling the inner and outer features of a tortoise and a snake.

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On the Web
Nov 28, 2014

Hello, Cousin!

On the Web - New genetic sequencing techniques reveal that turtles’ closest relatives are birds, crocodilians, and dinosaurs, not snakes and lizards as was previously believed.

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The Reptile Report
Nov 27, 2014

Black Friday Sale at ReptMart

The Reptile Report - It’s Black Friday madness at ReptMart, lasting the whole weekend, and stretching it out through Cyber Monday. ReptMart’s selection is huge, awesome, they are offering big discounts and...

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On the Web
Nov 27, 2014

Ninja Turtle!

On the Web - What a once in a lifetime shot! This terrapin looks doomed for sure, but actually managed to escape the hungry crocodile’s jaws.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 26, 2014

Pro Shots

TortoiseForum.org - Nothing like a professional pet photographer to capture the best side of your tortoise in crisp, beautiful detail.  Take a look at these awesome photos.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 26, 2014

Redfoot Details

TortoiseForum.org - Check out these amazing photos showing off the gorgeous details of a redfoot tortoise face.

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Field Herp Forum
Nov 25, 2014

Beauties from the Iberian Peninsula

Field Herp Forum - A spring spent doing field work in Spain leads to a spectacular collection of photos featuring colorful amphibians, amazing lizards, gorgeous snakes, breathtaking vistas and so much more. ...

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Field Herp Forum
Nov 25, 2014

An Arizona Review in Pictures

Field Herp Forum - This is a great look back at the 2014 herping adventures of one photographer visiting Arizona several times throughout the year.  See some beautiful snakes, Gila monsters, and...

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 25, 2014

Sweet New Treasure

TortoiseForum.org - Gerard Siatkowski is thrilled to show off the newest addition to his Chelonia herd, an absolutely adorable baby Galapagos tortoise.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 25, 2014

A Handful of Gold

TortoiseForum.org - Check out this awesome photo from Gerard Saitkowski, with a palm full of a dozen baby albino common snapping turtles.  Just look at that one cute little booty!

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 25, 2014

Wild Tortoise Hibernation Behavior

TortoiseForum.org - This thread is a fascinating look at the behavior of wild Greek tortoises when it comes time to hunker down for the winter.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 25, 2014

Shower Time

TortoiseForum.org - Ever seen a giant Aldabra tortoise stand on tippy toe?  Check out this great picture of one giant named Cowboy standing up tall to relish his shower.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 24, 2014

Hermanni Locality

TortoiseForum.org - From Garden State Tortoise comes an excellent collection of photos representing the various different wild populations of Hermanni tortoises.

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Field Herp Forum
Nov 24, 2014

Wrapping up a New York Season

Field Herp Forum - The snows have hit and the herps have all gone to bed for the winter, so one photographer takes the chance to review some of the great shots...

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 24, 2014

Cherry Pickin’

TortoiseForum.org - Check out these newest cherryhead redfoot tortoises that hatched out recently at the Tortoise Cove.

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SA Reptiles
Nov 24, 2014

The Western Cape in Black and White

SA Reptiles - Take a look at these fantastic photographs of a variety of reptiles found in the Western Cape province of South Africa, all captured in beautiful black and white.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 24, 2014

Tortoise Portrait

TortoiseForum.org - A beautiful Aldabra tortoise lives up to her name, Diva, in this awesome photo.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 24, 2014

On Your Mark…

TortoiseForum.org - Get set!  Go!  A German shepherd and an Aldabra tortoise square up for the big race.  Who will make it home first?

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On the Web
Nov 23, 2014

Kemp’s Ridley Again in Decline

On the Web - The Kemp’s Ridley had been making a slow comeback over the past decade, but the 2001 and 2014 nesting seasons have numbers again in decline, possibly due in...

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