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It's My Coming Out Party!

This is my breakthrough moment! The day I come out of my shell and start hatching my own plans! So everybody show up and egg me on!

Via U.S. Geological Survey.

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C Stead; illustrated by Erin E Stead (2010)

I picked up this book because I’ve been sick this week and feeling a little sorry for myself…and what an inspired choice it turned out to be!¬† 211 more words


See Them While You Can: Pair of Endangered Tortoise Species to Leave Newport Aquarium on March 1

By Jacque’line Wright, Newport Aquarium PR Aide

Bravo, the famous 650-pound the Galapagos tortoise, isn’t the only species leaving Newport Aquarium March 1. Say goodbye to the Spider tortoise and Egyptian tortoise too! 442 more words

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Galapagos Islands: Santa Cruz, San Cristobal, and Sea Lions

We are often asked the question, “Of all the places you’re planning to go, which are you most excited about?” For me the answer was consistently “The Galapagos Islands”. 2,962 more words


Mom and Dad's Turtle/Tortoise Farm - Back to the Beginning

Awhile back, I told you that Mom and Dad used to have a turtle and tortoise farm (they bred reptiles for the pet trade). I promised I would tell you more and I’m going to do just that. 429 more words