The bragging rights for the “oldest pet ever” has to go the Aldabra tortoise, Adwaita, who lived to the ripe old age of 255 years old.
An 83-year-old grandmother from northeastern China dubbed “Turtle Granny” by her neighbors can often be seen walking her 110 lb pet tortoise along the streets of her hometown.
A rescued Gopher Tortoise from Florida is making progress in rehabilitation after unknown human abusers slathered its shell with concrete and spray-painted it red.
The desert sand is hot and you've got neither arms nor legs to help you rise above it. What to do? Hitch a ride on a passing tortoise and take a load off your, er, belly.
A New York man suspected of stealing a 'huge a--' tortoise from an animal shelter is being defended by someone very close to home: his sharp-tongued mother.
I've just been to the library and I think I went just a bit overboard on my choices.
I don't know about this vacation. The taxis here are incredibly slow.
It's a piggy bank, it's an animal sculpture, it's... both! This realistic Indian Star tortoise coin bank saves spare change while adding life to any room.