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Shellfish Bastards

The carapace upon its back
Protects the turtle from attack.
Its armored underbelly, too,
Inoculates it from the flu.
That greenish, scaly skin it wears? 56 more words


Turtles And Tortoises

Turtles and tortoises
Everyone thinks
They’re the same
But they’re not
One swims
And one sinks


the galapagos tortoises

My favorite animal on the Galapagos Islands is the tortoise!  There are two types – those with dome shaped shells and those with saddleback shaped shells. 183 more words

Rayna The Explorer

A turtle and tortoise show in Balboa Park!

Yesterday morning I took a quick walk through beautiful Balboa Park and stumbled upon a turtle and tortoise show in the Casa del Prado. I lingered for a few minutes, learning a little about these fascinating animals. 206 more words

Balboa Park

Caturday Connections- Florence and Freddy

This week I have the purrleasure of welcoming my cousins, Florence and Freddy, to Caturday Connections!

Tell us a little bit about yourselves.

We’re Florence and Freddy and we are red-foot tortoises. 849 more words


Menorca; it's not just sun and sandy beaches.

We’ve been going to Menorca for our week in the sun every year for ten years and although it’s  a small island there is something new to discover every single time. 307 more words