barbaraheidenreich:

You may think tortoises are slow, but it can take finesse to get multiple animals to hold on their stations at the same time. Just getting started with this behavior in this session. These sulcatas are learning machines! Eventually these 100lb + animals will learn to wait their turn get on a scale for health checks. #tortoise #tortoises #tortoisetraining #sulcatatortoise #sulcata #sulcatas #sulcatasofinstagram #zooanimal #zooanimalsofinstagram #postivereinforcement #postivereinforcementtraining #targettraining #stationing (at Santa Barbara Zoo)

More research proving we tortoises are smarter than you thought.