Posted May 15, 2018 by Ron Callari

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.

Posted April 26, 2018 by Creature Features

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.

Posted April 23, 2018 by Creature Features

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.

Posted October 26, 2017 by Creature Features

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.

Posted August 7, 2017 by Creature Features

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.

Posted May 5, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I've just been to the library and I think I went just a bit overboard on my choices.

 

Posted March 29, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

I don't know about this vacation. The taxis here are incredibly slow.

Posted March 9, 2017 by Creature Features

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.