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...
I’m not sure if you take submissions but I just thought you’d love to see this friend!
ZOMG!!!! We LOVE submissions and we love your handsome shell friend! What a glorious shell pattern! Is he trying to say something? lemme guess.. “NOMS!”
I’ll bet you 50 bucks that kitteh got a big chomp in under 3 and was then chased around the house for a while. Its this myth of slow thats really allowed the turtpocalypse to grow bwahaha
Hey it’s Toby again!
Tobias is a good boy, eating his kale 🙂
(tort-time commentary – a good growing boy with a fabulous shell! I see a climber in the making… watch out human he’ll grow bigger and stronger and soon he’ll be climbing stairs like they’re pebbles!! <3 <3 Thanks for the submission you handsome shell you! Keep em coming! )