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April 25, 2015 at 04:28PM

Via ronbeckdesigns:

Galapagos tortoise | Found on birdsasart.com


Giant Tortoises are some of the most famous inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands. And, they are indeed giant. When I stood next to one male, it came up to my shoulder. 472 more words

AtoZ Challenge

April 19, 2015 at 01:57PM

via lifeunderthewaves:

Unruffled Tortoise playing with pebbles by SaurabhGoel1 Unruffled Tortoise playing with pebbles

Four Legs Good. Two Legs Okay.

There has been sudden media interest in tortoises. Hugo and I are wondering what it will lead to. The latest tortoise comrade to succumb to the media frenzy can be seen skateboarding her way into fame on a short film about money. 73 more words

Tortoise Inspiration

Trip planning: a new lesson learned

We knew that someday we’d visit the Galapagos Islands, off the coast of Ecuador, and knew just how we’d do it. A trip-of-a-lifetime deserved the best. 539 more words

Trip Planning

85. Lusty Hustings

This week, we discuss new ways of winning your vote, the ultimate in time management, the curse of the world’s oldest person and a plea to stop accidentally drowning tortoises. 10 more words


Tortoises are not Turtles, Folks

conservation officials in Florida are getting pissed off with folk mistaking tortoises with turtles and ‘releasing’ baby tortoises into the sea – and the tortoises are not very happy about it either… 29 more words