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...
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Quarantine Diaries: Day 21 If quarantine has taught this tortoise anything it’s that we should be extra nice to our earth. It brings us noms, gives us places to dig big holes, things to stomp on, and the best sun puddles to nap in!
Let’s live every day like it’s earth day! If we treat her nice she’ll be nice back. Trust me I’m a tortoise. I know things!
Quarantine Diaries Day 19
The sky is dark again. Humom says it’s too cold to visit my patrol area. At the same time, noms were scarce on my plate. Something about eating everything in sight yesterday. Today I sleep.
Quarantine Diaries: Day 10
I’ve decided to try my hand at gaming. I am very strategic so I’m sure I will be good at it. Humom says everyone is playing a game called animal crossing. It seems fun but they keep telling me I have to pick all the weeds! Why aren’t we eating them?!?! such a waste!
Quarantine Diaries: Day 6
Today it was there was snow. My hope for accessible dandelions is lost. Human seems to be losing hope of locating her cookies as well. Together we lament the days when greens grew, sun shined, and snacks were plentiful.