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TortoiseForum.org
Mar 6, 2015

Sniff Check

TortoiseForum.org - While sitting side by side for some pictures, one young leopard tortoise became fascinated with the scent of her neighbor’s foot.  Very cute video.

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Facebook
Mar 5, 2015

Albinos, Big and Little

Facebook - Enjoy these beautiful sulcata tortoise photos taken at Arizona Tortoise Compound by Side of Inspiration Photography.

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TortoiseForum.org
Mar 5, 2015

Sulcata Family

TortoiseForum.org - Here are some nice shots of a growing family of sulcata tortoises after a mature, established male gets introduced to a lovely female, makes some eggs, and then...

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TortoiseForum.org
Mar 4, 2015

A Herd of Leopards

TortoiseForum.org - A member gathers current pictures of their entire herd of lovely leopard tortoises into a single thread.

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TortoiseForum.org
Mar 4, 2015

Livin’ the Life

TortoiseForum.org - This huge Aldabra tortoise is living the dream as he relaxes contentedly in the Florida sunshine.  Scroll back through this long-running thread for tons more awesome photos and...

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TortoiseForum.org
Mar 3, 2015

Visiting the Neighbors

TortoiseForum.org - A precocious Aldabra tortoise breaks out of his own yard to visit the box turtles living on the other side of the fence, and does a little redecorating...

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TortoiseForum.org
Mar 3, 2015

Emergence

TortoiseForum.org - Although still early in the year, a member shows off some randy box turtles that are waking early from their winter slumber.

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TortoiseForum.org
Mar 2, 2015

Cute Little Egg-Busters

TortoiseForum.org - Some fun shots from the Tortoise Cove of tiny baby redfoot tortoises struggling out of their eggs.

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Feb 28, 2015

Tactical Veterinarian: Sulcata Quackers

YouTube - Tactical Veterinarian captures some of the unexpected sounds that sulcata tortoises make while mating during a trip to Prehistoric Pets.

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On the Web
Feb 28, 2015

Tortoise Abuse Means Jail Time

On the Web - A man was arrested and may get up to six months jail time for standing on the back of an ancient Galapagos tortoise.  He was caught after uploading...

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On the Web
Feb 28, 2015

Clues on Climate Change

On the Web - Scientists are studying fossil remains of turtles from the days when Wyoming was a tropical paradise, hoping to find clues about our modern shifts in climate patterns.

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TortoiseForum.org
Feb 27, 2015

Breaking Out

TortoiseForum.org - A determined Aldabra tortoise isn’t going to let a little thing like a wooden fence keep him from going out to explore.

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TortoiseForum.org
Feb 26, 2015

Dandelion Snob

TortoiseForum.org - This beautiful series of photos illustrates the finicky nature of an adorable ivory sulcata tortoise known as IT-2.

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TortoiseForum.org
Feb 26, 2015

Winter at the Cove

TortoiseForum.org - While snow flies in the East, these lucky redfoot tortoises living in southern California say, “Winter?  What winter?”  Enjoy these views of the gorgeous outdoor enclosures at the...

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TortoiseForum.org
Feb 26, 2015

Warm Day in Winter

TortoiseForum.org - Things are really starting to green-up at this California home and its local turtle and tortoise residents are happily basking in the winter sun.

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TortoiseForum.org
Feb 25, 2015

Too Tired

TortoiseForum.org - “Growing up is hard work,” says this adorable baby ivory sulcata tortoise before he falls asleep on top of his dinner.  Scroll back through this long-running thread to...

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TortoiseForum.org
Feb 25, 2015

Tortoise Babes

TortoiseForum.org - Take a look at all the amazing color varieties as this adorable bunch of baby redfoot tortoises much on lunch.

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Feb 24, 2015

Kamp Kenan: Best Tortoise Enclosures

YouTube - In this excellent episode, Kenan takes a closer look at the enclosures he has built for his tortoises, adapting each one for the needs of each species and...

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TortoiseForum.org
Feb 23, 2015

Feast Day

TortoiseForum.org - A number of different, beautiful species of tortoises enjoy a bonanza of fresh fruits and veggies.

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