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...
It’s Buttercup’s last day with us. Tomorrow she goes to her new forever home. She spent the day basking with Torty and splashing in the pool. She’s currently making sure she doesn’t leave anything behind.
Good Luck in your forever home, Buttercup!! You are Torty will be friends forever I’m sure!
Today is an extra special day: Not only is it Friday, but also it is Mango’s birthday! Mango @wafflesworld is the sweetest tortie ever, so I found her a pretty card (in her favorite color!) just as sweet as she is. I also made sure to send a kiss for Mango with her card! 😘 Happy happy birthday, sweet Mango! 🎉🎂🎊💝🐢
(Mango’s card is unfortunately going to get to her late because Mom couldn’t get to the post office until today! 😡📬)
Happy Birthday, Mango!! I hope you got all the best noms and didn’t let Waffles have any! heee
This International Turtle and Tortoise week, I’m going out in the neighbourhood to tell all our friends about why shells are so awesome. This is also a good time to let them know about my lawn cutting and weed service with complimentary tortoise brand fertilization.
Waffles lawn and garden services are the best. He comes highly recommended on “TortiesList” thats like Angie’s list but better.
Yesterday during my party, mom brought Blue over so he could meet us. He hung out on my shell while I ate but eventually came down to see what was on the menu. I told him he would think it was icky and wormie free. I’m so helpful!