turtleconservancy:

Why is this Burmese monk so happy? Is it because he is holding an Elongated Tortoise? Or has he found enlightenment? Maybe they are one in the same. 

Peace and grounded in nature. 

We have something to learn from both of them. 

turtleconservancy:

These lovely ladies show off some of Myanmar’s most beautiful residents. Burmese Star Tortoises (Geochelone platynota) are listed as Critically Endangered and have become ecologically extinct in the wild. The Turtle Conservancy breeds more of these amazing animals than anyone else in the United States.