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...
Tag: pet shaming
Someone was a bad tort during outside time today. We have to do a bit of pet shaming now. Sorry Zoya, you know the rules.
Let this be a PSA to all, spring is here and, had we been someplace where I didn’t know what was growing this could have been a humom panic moment. Be careful! Our shells are sneaky and we don’t want them to eat anything they shouldn’t.
oh and please note, we picked FIVE DANDIES! FIVE! and she still got to eat them when we went inside.
Ah yes, the trouble making will grow as charlie does. Humom recommends meditation, acceptance or a motion sensing ip cam hahaha
In which Zoya gets in big big trouble and has to have a time out.
So! While Zoya was out in the garden this weekend, while we tested out our live streaming Garden Cam, Zoya decieded to show the world (and humom) a new trick. I asked her,
“What are you gonna do now? Who will feed you if you escape”.
In true teen tortoise form she just continued to show me how strong she is till I had to snatch her up and bring her in for a time out. GROUNDED. I’ve added the music I think she hears in her head while she does this. I’m pretty sure she thinks she’s wearing a leather jacket.