Wisdom From The Experts Pt 4 & 5 Two Turtle and Tort experts, two related pieces of wisdom to share about turtle and tortoise anatomy! Lori Neuman-Lee, PhD (@CheloniaGirl ), prof at Utah State University, says – “I wish people knew that turtles can’t come out of their shells…because their shells are part of their...
Words of Wisdom from the Experts Pt 3- “I wish people knew how smart turtles are. They learn quickly where their food comes from; if from a human then they learn that specific person” Is what Michelle Kelly (@MichelleKellyCW), public speaker about Reptiles and amphibians, wishes more people knew about turtles and tortoises. Those of...
Words of wisdom from the experts pt 2 Check out this INCREDIBLE photo by Amanda Hipps, @biophilamanda, one of the experts who responded to our #worldturtleday question. Amanda studies the animals that live in gopher tortoise burrows. In case you didn’t know, gopher tortoise burrows are home to hundreds of other animals. Their status as endangered directly...
This year, in honor of #WorldTurtleDay, we asked herpetologists, biologists, rescues, and rehabbers, to tell us what they wish more people knew about Turtles and Tortoises. Starting today we’ll be sharing a few responses a day! Let’s learn more about the animals we love from people who have devoted their lives to protecting them. Biologist...
<img src="http://www.tort-time.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/tumblr_odqb2qh79c1sodvexo8_r1_1280.jpg" alt="A star for Zoya the tortie star!
So this is Kelpie, one of my musks, doing a bit of under water gardening/snacking. She’s particularly fond of digital all the plants up minutes after I have replaced them in the substrate…
ah, I see this trait is one that supersedes the water and land divide.
It’s a special day, here at TortTime! Today is Zoya Pants’s birthday!! Well adoption day, really, but since we don’t know her official hatch date we celebrate today! There will be noms and presents and noms and more noms (cause who cares about presents that aren’t noms!)
Happy Birthday, Zoya pants! Your humom loves you very much (I know, not in front of your friends. It embarrasses you)
I don’t know how he wedged himself into this small space. I couldn’t stay to see how he got out of it since I had to go to work-but I’m surely curious. #tortoise #tortoises #tortoiseshell #pets #reptile #turtle #turtles #animal #pet #tortie #instagood #ねこ #webstagram
if we dream it, we can do it! (by shoving, real hard, over and over again)
*mumbles as he walks by* never say I didn’t do anything for ya, Kid.