Meet Waffles, The Tortoise Of Your Dreams
Sulcata tortoise by day, super hero by night. Waffles is saving the world, one adorable moment at a time.
19 Tortoises Explaining Monsanto's Unpopularity
Tortoises calmly telling you about the world's most controversial agricultural giant.
This Is The Best Turtle Sweater You'll Ever See
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.
Pro Tips On Moving Gigantic Turtles
Turtles in an aquarium can weigh nearly 600 pounds. See how they are safely moved up and down four stories when exhibits change.
52 Ways To Save Sea Turtles
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.
Yu The Loggerhead Turtle Gets Artificial Flippers
After 27 previously failed attempts this vest flipper combo proved to be the winner!
Remember The Turtle At The Bottom Of The Stack
Advice about friendship, in verse, presented by turtles and tortoises.
An Important Message For Unhappy Singles On Valentine's Day
Courtesy of turtles and tortoises, who would like to remind you that they've been in your shoes too.
20 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Turtles And Tortoises
Turtles and tortoises know what's up, you guys. They really do.
Turtle Escapes After 70 Years
Willie is on the loose in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. "He just got out somehow."
Meet Audrey: A Special Turtle's Story
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.
A Revised Ode To Turtlenecks
This ode to turtlenecks was great! But it was missing something very important: actual turtle necks.
Understanding The Difference Between A Softshell Turtle And A Pancake
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.
Science To Turtles: "You're Built Backwards!"
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 Turtle Is Crying Because He's Happy
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:
Meet Turtle Pals Casey And Shelly!
They love each other and hate everything else. Probably not, but it's fun to personify animals!