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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

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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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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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 21, 2014

So, You Want to Own a Tortoise?

TortoiseForum.org - This is an excellent, easy and quick to read write-up about facts that MUST be considered when one decides they want to have a pet tortoise.  And while...

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 21, 2014

How Bad Can it Get?

TortoiseForum.org - Tortoises may be the ultimate survivors of the animal kingdom.  Take a look at these shocking pictures and imagine how much torture this sulcata tortoise must have endured...

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Captive Bred Reptile Forums UK
Nov 19, 2014

Menorca Herping

Captive Bred Reptile Forums UK - See lots of photos of the reptiles that a member found during a field herping trip to Menorca including lizards, snakes and tortoises.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 19, 2014

Oops!

TortoiseForum.org - An adorable baby sulcata tortoise discovered the risks of a low undercarriage.

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Field Herp Forum
Nov 19, 2014

A Taste of Galapagos

Field Herp Forum - Here’s a peek at the small populated area of the Galapagos Islands and the tortoise breeding program at the Charles Darwin Research Station.

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Nov 18, 2014

Kamp Kenan: Sex Up My Tortoise

AnimalBytesTV - In this excellent episode, Kenan takes a peek at the undercarriage of turtles and tortoises to show how to tell the difference between male and female.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 18, 2014

Aldabra Temperatures

TortoiseForum.org - This page of a long-running Aldabra tortoise thread starts off with an excellent overview of temperature protocols to follow when the weather starts to cool.  How cold is...

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Tortoise Trust
Nov 18, 2014

Swimming Tortoises?

Tortoise Trust - A member was shocked to accidentally discover that her baby marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata) was able to swim.  After posting a very cute video of the swimming tort,...

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 18, 2014

Radiant Growth

TortoiseForum.org - When a radiated tortoise hits the ten-inch milestone, he poses with a friend to commemorate the moment.  Such gorgeous animals!

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 17, 2014

More Ivory Adventures

TortoiseForum.org - Swimming pools, piles of mush, and romps in the grass are all part of the fun in the lives of these three beautiful baby ivory sulcata tortoises.

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