Are you more awkward than these awkward turtles?
Why choose between snakes and turtles when you can have both?
Turtles are masters of disguise. Just look at these deceptive little creatures.
An armed tortoise roams the beaches of LA in search of cucumber, lettuce, and a cause.
Big, small, squatty, long... all in all pretty funny looking. We've gotta say, we're thankful for turtles! We've put together all the cutest turtle photos we can find as a grand gesture of appreciation for these rad reptilians.
3 lil buddies born at the Melbourne Zoo as a part of their breeding program.
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.
Willie is on the loose in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. "He just got out somehow."
Only about 150 Chinese yellow-headed box turtles exist in the wild. The Bronx Zoo now has five.
Colin Kaepernick's dad is the coolest NFL dad.
Meet the adorable 4-year old named Carl who is the voice of Toby Turtle.
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:
They love each other and hate everything else. Probably not, but it's fun to personify animals!
At 1:12, a distinct belch comes out of this desert tortoise. You're welcome, America.
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.
Next time you want to complain about your grandpa, remember these crotchety turtles and tortoises.
Turtles and tortoises are perfect in every way, and yet the internet is still dominated by cats. I honestly shouldn't need to explain this to you guys, but here's why you should be giving turtles your attention instead.
Dogs and cats are great, but perhaps it's time to step up your waning esoteric nature and raise a 100lb tortoise. Imagine the looks on the faces of the dog park regulars. [Editor's note: Removing wild tortoises from their homes is cruel and illegal. However, in some states -- such as Arizona, Utah, California, and Nevada -- abandoned tortoises who have been bred in captivity are in need of loving homes]
Lonesome George became a symbol for the Galapagos Islands and environmental campaigners as the last of his species, but sadly the old timer passed away at the ripe old age of 100. This video, taken in 2009 shows George in his prime enjoying life on his island home.
Lonesome George, the last known Pinta giant tortoise, died yesterday of unknown causes at 100-years-old. He will be missed.
Pretty much exactly what the title promises. As one YouTube commenter aptly phrased it "I like the part where he eats the raspberry."
47 Million years ago, one turtle looked at another and asked if her shell was dented from when she fell from heaven. Then they fell into a poisonous volcanic lake, and were discovered by scientists just now.
An adult African tortoise keeps a careful eye on a litter of four hatchlings on June 14 as they explore in San Diego, Calif. The adult, named Buster, is about 20 years old, and the young ones are just under a year old.
Godspeed, my shelled brothers. Gaze on this heartwarming photo and see how these three turtles almost froze to death, but were rescued, rehabilitated and released.
Bibi and Poldi have been together since they were young -- back in the 1890s -- but "they can't stand the sight of each other anymore." Bibi has attacked Poldi, biting a chunk out of his shell, and managers at the Austrian zoo where they live had no choice but to put them in separate enclosures.
Move over cabs, didn't you hear? Tortoises are the newest vehicles on the block.
Fun Fact: Sir David Attenborough is also a knight.
A clutch of endangered Thai sea turtles were given a helping hand by the Royal Thai Navy, who are trying to boost the number of these turtles in the wild.
Based on the amount of action these little guys are getting, I've got an idea to pitch to Petco: turtle Fleshlight. I'll take million dollar check, thank you.
Perhaps you are in a fight. Perhaps it is someone you haven't spoken to in a long time. Maybe you just started a new job and haven't had the time to talk. Whatever it is, send them a pic of this baby turtle and let them know that you still love them.