Sulcata tortoise by day, super hero by night. Waffles is saving the world, one adorable moment at a time.
Tortoises calmly telling you about the world’s most controversial agricultural giant.
All hail Jennifer Olivarez, the brilliant mind behind the Squirrel Picnic blog, for making every turtle’s secret wish come true: to be King Koopa.
Turtles in an aquarium can weigh nearly 600 pounds. See how they are safely moved up and down four stories when exhibits change.
East Coast marine animal rescue teams just released 52 endangered sea turtles off the coast of Florida after a non-stop 24-hour road trip from New England.
After 27 previously failed attempts this vest flipper combo proved to be the winner!
Advice about friendship, in verse, presented by turtles and tortoises.
Courtesy of turtles and tortoises, who would like to remind you that they’ve been in your shoes too.
Turtles and tortoises know what’s up, you guys. They really do.
Willie is on the loose in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. “He just got out somehow.”
Hey buddy, whatcha doin’ with those pipes? Can I help?
Audrey spent the first 20 years of her life living in a bucket. Today she’s the spokes-turtle for LittleResQ, a turtle rehabilitation and rescue organization located out of Toronto.
This ode to turtlenecks was great! But it was missing something very important: actual turtle necks.
I know, I know. It’s embarrassing to not be able to tell the difference between a Gulf Coast spiny softshell turtle and a chocolate chip pancake. But even the best herpetologists have problems with this.
Why? Because turtles can breathe through their butts and pee from their mouths. Thanks for letting us know this important and world-shattering news, scientists!
This enormous (and yet, underweight) leatherback sea turtle got stranded in the right place at the right time. Rescued by IFAW and Mass. Audubon, rehabbed and released by the New England Aquarium, he’s now on the move with a new lease on life. This could be only the third time in history for a successful leatherback sea turtle rescue and release! Here’s how it went down:
You won’t believe what they’re replacing it with.
They love each other and hate everything else. Probably not, but it’s fun to personify animals!
Turtle Talk is a Disney theme park attraction that lets the audience interact with Crush, the sea turtle from Finding Nemo. Normally things are pretty tame, but this time Crush was in on a surprise.