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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 19, 2014

Bowl of Cherries

TortoiseForum.org - No pits in this bunch of adorable cherry head redfoot tortoises from the Tortoise Cove.

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Dec 19, 2014

Growing Galap

TortoiseForum.org - Enjoy these updated photos of a young Galapagos tortoise named Tyrone growing up at the Tortoise Cove.

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Facebook
Dec 17, 2014

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Facebook - From Daniel Parker of Sunshine Serpents- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) will be holding workshops on captive wildlife rules. The main topics will be Administration, Husbandry/Experience,...

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 17, 2014

Handsome Hermann’s

TortoiseForum.org - Gerard Siatkowski shows off a beautiful pair of Apulia locale Hermann’s tortoises he recently acquired from Garden State Tortoise.  Such gorgeous shells!

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 17, 2014

Snow White and Friends

TortoiseForum.org - Take a look at the super-light shell and beautiful orange markings on this newly hatched hypo redfoot tortoise at the Tortoise Cove, along with some of its adorable...

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 16, 2014

A Helping Hand?

TortoiseForum.org - A video featuring one large male sulcata tortoise turning another one right-side-up has been making the rounds of the internet lately, usually accompanied with accolades about how helpful...

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 16, 2014

Standing Tall

TortoiseForum.org - Enjoy this gorgeous Aldabra tortoise portrait, and be sure to scroll through this long-running thread for other exceptional photos and information on these gentle giants.

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 15, 2014

Playful Greeks

TortoiseForum.org - A member shares an entertaining video showing some Greek tortoises repeatedly climbing up onto a ledge and jumping off, like kids at a playground.

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 16, 2014

Morning Munchies

TortoiseForum.org - A herd of baby redfoot tortoises enjoy a munchy green breakfast at the Tortoise Cove.

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Dec 15, 2014

Kamp Kenan: Giant Sulcata Tortoises

AnimalBytesTV - Kenan continues to explore Arizona with a visit to Bob Blome and his amazing tortoise collection.  Watch as Kenan invites himself right into an enormous tortoise den and...

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 15, 2014

Hypo Changes

TortoiseForum.org - This is a great thread full of pictures showing how much some hypo redfoot tortoises have changed as they have grown out of their hatchling stages.

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 15, 2014

Foiled Again

TortoiseForum.org - A young Aldabra tortoise’s escape plan is foiled by a watchful dog.

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 15, 2014

Conflict with Environmental Laws

TortoiseForum.org - A link to an article about homeowners in Florida being forced to tolerate destructive tortoise behavior on their property leads to a lively discussion about the fine balance...

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 15, 2014

Dandelion, How I Love Thee

TortoiseForum.org - A fabulous shot of a gorgeous baby ivory sulcata tortoise going after a sweet, golden treat.

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Facebook
Dec 15, 2014

Tiny Giant

Facebook - Love this great picture of a baby Galapagos tortoise belonging to Gerard Siatkowski.

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Tortoise Board
Dec 15, 2014

New Digs

Tortoise Board - Some great shots of a handsome leopard tortoise enjoying his new yard after a family move to a new state.

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Facebook
Dec 13, 2014

Ninja Tortoise

Facebook - Kenan Harkin goes in for a look at his baby elongated tortoises and finds a fun surprise.

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 12, 2014

Elongated Cutie

TortoiseForum.org - A member needs help identifying an adorable baby tortoise they recently acquired and receives confirmation that it is an elongated tortoise along with some excellent husbandry advice.

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TortoiseForum.org
Dec 12, 2014

Tortoises Through the Eyes of a Biologist

TortoiseForum.org - A member links to an excellent blog they have written discussing the evolutionary history of wild tortoises and how that relates to the pet tortoises we keep today. ...

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