pancake tortoise

  • Clever Pancake Tortoise

    Tortoises typically have domed shells, but Pancake Tortoises are flat like their namesakes. If a tortoise is flipped on its back, it can use the curvature of its shell to rock back and forth and right itself. Pancake Tortoises (such as the wall-climbing fellow in this video) need to think things through a bit more.