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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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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 17, 2014

Handsome Head

TortoiseForum.org - Check out the bright colors on this handsome, mature cherryhead tortoise.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 17, 2014

Newborn Purple Heads

TortoiseForum.org - The purple on these freshly hatched hypo redfoot tortoises really stands out in these nice snapshots.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 14, 2014

Sulcata Giants

TortoiseForum.org - When a member visits a friendly herd of mature sulcata tortoises, they are astonished at how large these beauties have grown.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 13, 2014

The Waiting

TortoiseForum.org - Some more great pictures of a gorgeous, mature Aldabra tortoise female as she waits with ancient patience to venture beyond the walls of her quarantine enclosure and join...

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 12, 2014

Adorable Baby Tortoise Vid

TortoiseForum.org - Enjoy this super-cute video of a baby Hermann’s tortoise that just turned seven months old.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 12, 2014

Baby Stars

TortoiseForum.org - Some adorable baby Indian star tortoises enjoy a bit of breakfast.

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Facebook
Nov 11, 2014

Precious Baby

Facebook - This priceless little hatchling is a critically endangered ploughshare tortoise in Madagascar.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 11, 2014

Big Friend!

TortoiseForum.org - This beautiful photo is a brilliant illustration of the love between keeper and Aldabra tortoise.

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TortoiseForum.org
Nov 11, 2014

Simply Radiant

TortoiseForum.org - Two young radiant tortoises continue to grow and thrive at the Tortoise Cove.

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