YouTube - Anthony Pierlioni, Senior Director of theTurtleRoom, finds his pair of leopard tortoises mating and finds a surprise clutch of eggs.
theTurtleRoom: Will This Tortoise be Able to Lay Her Eggs?
by Editor in Chief
YouTube - Anthony, Senior Director of theTurtleRoom, shares the anxious moments leading up to the cold weather nesting of a beautiful marginated tortoise (Testudo marginata). For various reasons, throughout the process, Anthony wonders if this girl will be able to lay her eggs in time to get inside before the cold rain sets in. Each moment that passes adds to the probability that this joyous occasion could turn dangerous.