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Tortoises Get Tattoos To Fend Off Poachers!

Rhinos and elephants aren’t the only animals that are commonly harvested for their parts, as several large tortoise species have had their numbers slashed in the wild as pets. Thankfully, this one oddball technique seems to keep the poachers at bay…

I Believe That I Have Now Seen Everything. The Tortoise With a Wheel Animal Video of the Day!!!

 Okay... Imagine you're walking down the street, you look down and you see... this.  I would immediately wonder if someone had slipped something in my drink.  Then I'd wonder how advanced tortoise technology is...

2 Men Charged With Stealing $40,000 Worth Of Exotic Reptiles!

Two men have been charged with breaking into the Australian Reptile Park and making off with tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of valuable reptiles to sell on the black market.

No Tortoise Left Behind - Goode Man To The Rescue

While George Bush's 'No Child Left Behind Act of 2001' is still controversial as it applies to grade-school disadvantaged students. Its central premise is important not only for the classroom, but also in the wild, where certain animals are viewed more for their body parts than their livelihoods.

Pet Turtle's Cuddly Crocheted Sweater Channels Super Mario Bros.' Bowser

Sure shells are swell but a sweater's mo better and the best turtle sweater is a Bowser sweater! Jennifer Olivarez crocheted this awesome reptile warmer inspired by Bowser from Super Mario Bros. and thanks to her handy dandy instructions, you can do it too!

Product Review – Animal Replica Toys by Safari Ltd

Who wouldn’t want their own lobby gorilla, bedroom bison or office penguin? If you’re looking for some special animal home décor, or the perfect gift for the nature fans in your life, then look no further than the huge range of goodies offered by my pals at Safari ltd! 

Is Your Reptile Cold? Perhaps You Need A Turtle Cozy

Everyone knows someone who is crazy about their dog and will dress them up in cute little (or strange little) outfits. Then there are the insane cat ladies. Now there is the tortoise addict and her inclination to crochet little sweaters or "cozies" for her reptilian pals. Not only that, she also makes them for sale. She donates 10% of the proceeds to International Reptile Rescue to help out her cold-blooded friends.


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