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...
The NOMSGIVING FEAST IS HERE!
Like many of you humans I have a favorite part of the turkey. I tend to go for thigh first, then the beak, then the rest goes in my belly! Wooo! that was yummy. Now its time for that traditional nap right? Right..
So HAPPY NOMSGIVING to everyone and a happy thanksgiving to all our US based shell friends and humans. We are grateful for you and all our followers around the world. thanks for being so tortley awesome!
Happy thanksgiving nomsgiving!!! I’m trying to patiently wait for my feast but it’s taking forever!! Hurry up human!
Today is a day for giving thanks: I am thankful for Mom and Grandmom who shower me with noms and cuddles and for all of you who send me so much love every day through the Interwebs! I sure am one lucky tortie!
Mom and Grandmom are busy cooking human food, but Mom let Tiny Tom Turkey and me get the feast started early with my favorite nom ever: Radicchio!
* Tumblr is STILL eating our individual photo captions, so while the code monkeys are still working on that, captions below:
It’s FEAST TIME!
Radicchio feast is the best feast!
No GRUMPs in sight!
Unlike Mom, I look adorable even mid-CHOMP!
MOOOOOOOM! I NEED MOAR!! (Tiny Tom knows to run when my GRUMPface appears!)
Happy Nomsthanksgiving, Kirby! We are our most adorable mid chomp! That’s why our humans should always be feeding us! So we’re always that adorable! Yep!
Happy Nomsgiving everyone!!!
Humom and I are especially grateful for all of you, our shell friends and humans too. The only thing I’m maybe more grateful for is today’s giant plate of noms (even if humom did make me wait forever while she formed it into a hand turkey…silky human.. I are it’s head first Hee Hee )
All that noming ended here ZzzzZz. She says she’ll walk it off tomorrow. mmhmm 🤔 🤗
Happy Nomsgiving (Or #thanksgiving as you humans call it) to all our human and shell friends celebrating today!! We are thankful for all of you and hope your day was full of noms, naps, and sleepy snuggles!!