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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 23, 2014

Swimming Tortoises

TortoiseForum.org - A trio of awesome ivory sulcata tortoises get their first swimming lesson (closely monitored!) and have a blast paddling around in the water.  Be sure to look back...

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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 23, 2014

Caught on Video

TortoiseForum.org - Here’s an awesome video of an albino red-ear slider laboring to lay her clutch of eggs.  The keeper had to be extra sneaky to catch the skittish girl...

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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 23, 2014

Tortoise Tracking

TortoiseForum.org - This is an excellent idea for keeping track of a grazing pet tortoise, and slightly more dignified than a helium balloon.

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Facebook
Jul 23, 2014

Silly Tortoise Fun

Facebook - A tortoise keeper gets creative and brings to life a hilarious character named Dark Lord Wentworth and his sidekick, Smoopy Joe.  Click through the whole album and read...

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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 22, 2014

Radiant Little Tortoises

TortoiseForum.org - Check out the vibrant rays developing on these two growing radiated tortoises.

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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 22, 2014

Exciting Breeding Project

TortoiseForum.org - Here’s a cool video from theTurtleRoom showing a pair of Geoemyda spengleri (Vietnamese black-breasted leaf turtle) doing their best to make more of these rare turtles.

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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 21, 2014

A Peach of a Tort

TortoiseForum.org - A young Galapagos tortoise enjoys a fruity snack.

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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 21, 2014

One of a Kind

TortoiseForum.org - The purple-headed hypo redfoot tortoise hatched out at The Tortoise Cove is a year old now.  Look how much he’s grown!

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On the Web
Jul 21, 2014

New Study on Turtle Disease

On the Web - A new study casts doubt on long-held suspicions that persistent organic pollutants in the environment make green sea turtles more susceptible to the virus that causes large tumors...

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On the Web
Jul 20, 2014

Turtle Gratitude

On the Web - After being freed from a dangerous entanglement, a sea turtle seems to make a conscious decision to return and express thanks to its rescuer.  Enjoy this heartwarming video.

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Facebook
Jul 20, 2014

A Treat for a Tortoise

Facebook - Tiger, the sulcata tortoise, enjoys a watermelon treat while recovering from amputation surgery at the Tucson Reptile Rescue.

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On the Web
Jul 20, 2014

Britain’s Oldest Pet?

On the Web - Enjoy this cool story about a 116 year old Hermann’s tortoise named Tommy.

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Jul 19, 2014

Turtle Dogs

YouTube - Watch this cool story about a group of dogs playing a significant role in conservation efforts for the ornate box turtle.

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Facebook
Jul 19, 2014

Getting to Know Tank

Facebook - We’ve had many items about an incredible snapping turtle named Tank that is as much a part of his family as many dogs are.  Now you can get...

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On the Web
Jul 19, 2014

Fool Me Twice

On the Web - A neat little video news story about a young sea turtle named Voldemort that has been rescued twice in as many weeks for having been caught on a...

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Tortoise Board
Jul 18, 2014

The Californian and the Russian

Tortoise Board - Some nice pictures of a California desert tortoise sharing a meal with a Russian tortoise leads to an interesting discussion about mixing species and the “cleanliness” of imported...

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Facebook
Jul 18, 2014

The Tiniest of Turtles

Facebook - Gerard Siatkowski’s teeny albino turtle hatchling will melt the hardest hearts.

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TortoiseForum.org
Jul 18, 2014

Tank’s Burrow

TortoiseForum.org - This great thread includes pictures of Tank, the sulcata tortoise, and the impressive burrow he dug for himself, along with some excellent information on how to deal with...

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Ball-Pythons.net
Jul 18, 2014

Cute Snapper

Ball-Pythons.net - Check out this adorable, albino snapping turtle from Mike Fedzen.

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Tortoise Board
Jul 18, 2014

Handsome Leopard

Tortoise Board - Some nice pictures of a lovely, healthy-looking leopard tortoise named Levi.

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