lowercasetres:

I love my little dinosaurs. This one is named Ob after the river through Russia. Today after breakfast she came to say thanks to me for the first time ever. Her partner Ivan was being a piggy and still eating. #tortoise #russiantortoise
https://www.instagram.com/p/B4NTj1vBTNu/?igshid=1eftz1utgl6xi

theworldismyoysterandiamthepearl:

“Did you know the Zoo’s radiated tortoises enjoy back scratches? A little known fact is that tortoise shells actually contain nerve endings, allowing Wakko to feel (and enjoy) these ex-shell-ent back scratches, courtesy of his keeper.”

quote and vid from https://www.instagram.com/santabarbarazoo/