Seriously, never do this.
Seriously, never do this.
Successful effort to eradicate rats helps tortoises to breed in wild again.
HE’S SO TINY!!!!!!
Blade the tortoise is back on the move thanks to one creative vet.
This is what friendship looks like.
Featuring people getting tattoos for the first time, a cat riding a Roomba in a shark costume, and a Corgi getting a massage.
Who said tortoises aren’t fast?
Make sure you watch right to the end of the video.
An initiative to deter poaches from selling the endangered ploughshare tortoises on the black market has lead to a unusual strategy.
Sulcata tortoise by day, super hero by night. Waffles is saving the world, one adorable moment at a time.
An armed tortoise roams the beaches of LA in search of cucumber, lettuce, and a cause.
Plus 11 vintage celebrity PSAs, the hyper-competitive Congressional Baseball Game, and a naked crazy guy doing gymnastics and fighting on the subway.
Who knew you gotta diap your turt? (via moriiahh.tumblr.com)
Maybe we don’t have to choose after all. Feel free to employ your mute button, this video is a lot cuter without the little kid singing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”
Lonesome George, the last known Pinta giant tortoise, died yesterday of unknown causes at 100-years-old. He will be missed. (via bbc.co.uk)
Move over cabs, didn’t you hear? Tortoises are the newest vehicles on the block.
A scene of sheer wonder and curiosity.
Have a fun 150+ years.
The Chinese government HATES turtles. Are they soulless?
We have all asked ourselves whether the already impossibly cute videos of turtles and tortoises eating could be improved upon. I say yes, yes they can, and present you with the following spin on the genre. Strawberries included.
I think this post makes one thing clear: the best mode of transportation is tortoise back. It’s also way cheaper and greener than a taxi.
Zoo Prague got the best New Year’s present of all: six baby leopard tortoises. Well, technically only three of them hatched after midnight. But do you care? No you don’t.
Though this turtle is a little more than 10 pounds, its biggest problem is anorexia and thinness. A turtle this size should be closer to 15 pounds. Learn more about this rescue patient here.
Sometimes tortoises do things just to demonstrate that they’re capable of doing things. Like this, for example.
The folks over at the Daily Caller can’t seem to tell the difference between the Republican Minority Leader and a reptile. What do you think? Here are some image comparisons so you can decide for yourself. Personally, he looks kind of tortoise-y to me.
Turtles and tortoises can do anything. They may even be better at these things than you.
This goat hailed a tortoise taxi, but he didn’t know the Tortoise Taxi Drivers Association was on strike today. Poor little guy. Now he’ll never get home. (via SayOMG)