Posted October 27, 2016 by John P. Barker

You don't want to get on the bad side of Mr. Tortoise.  I would suggest a strategic retreat.

Posted October 24, 2016 by Laurie Kay Olson

I believe I can fly. I believe I can touch the sky. Okay, not really. But wearing these wings does make me feel a little "batty."

Posted October 13, 2016 by John P. Barker

Speed versus determination!  Tortoise!  Hare!  Who will reign supreme!?

Posted March 29, 2016 by Rebecca West

Jonathon, an approximately 183-year-old tortoise, is living proof a healthy diet can change your life. Find out here exactly what he ate and the amazing transformation it had on him. You'll also learn the average lifespan of giant tortoises and how taking a cue from them can help extend our own lives and that of our pets.

Posted February 28, 2016 by John P. Barker

When I think of pancakes, I think tortoise!  No... not really.  This is quite an odd combination--but it seems to work out nicely.

Posted September 11, 2015 by Lady Bee

The Internet contains a ton of news about pets and wildlife from all
over the world, and we don't get to read all of it.  Well, here's some
of the buzz you may have missed over the last few weeks that can inform
you, pique your interest, make you laugh out loud, or just plain
outrage you!

The first item might surprise you...

Posted June 23, 2015 by Laurie Kay Olson

When Japanese funeral director Mitani Hisao first met Bon-Chan, an African Spurred Tortoise, the reptile was just about two inches in size. Hisao's wife discovered the tiny tortoise at a pet store. There was an instant connection between the two. Now, 19 years later, the man and his tortoise are a common sight in their Tokyo neighborhood as they take walks together -- very slowly.

Posted April 14, 2015 by John P. Barker

Those of you with kids know how this turtle feels.  You put on the Barry White CD... candles... roses... a nice bottle of wine...  And then this guy shows up.