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Tortoises

Never Mess With A Sexy Turtle! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

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.

Cleopatra The Tortoise Gets A Sporty New Shell

Cleopatra is a teenage mutant (ninja) tortoise. So far she has had a fairly hard life and it shows in the shape of her shell. She has been badly malnourished and it has caused her shell to become malformed, cracked and worn away in one spot. This means that bacteria can get in under her shell and cost her her life. But help has arrived in the form of a 3D printed shell that is helping her heal.

Tortoises Are Bullies! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

What tortoises lack in speed, they more than make up for in tenacity.  Watch as these tortoises menace creatures far larger than they are.  You've never seen a slow motion attack be so cute...

Elderly Woman Gets Visit From Traveling Zoo

There is no doubt that 81-year-old Patricia Delaney loves animals of all kinds. She loves all animals from the top of the food chain on down. She is especially into horses, but she can't ride anymore thanks to her Parkinson's Disease. Being confined in a nursing home has severely limited her chances of getting to interact with animals -- until her social worker came up with the idea of bringing a zoo to her.

Tiny Tortoise Gets LEGO Miracle

For one tiny tortoise a set of LEGO blocks and accessories became his new lease on life when a veterinarian built him a sort of wheelchair when his legs weren't doing the job for him. The little reptile's name is Blade and his human mom took him to the vet when she noticed that he wasn't moving in a normal way and was having trouble getting around.

Dog Steals Tortoise In An Attempt To Win Race Against Rabbit! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

I don't recall a dog being in the original version of "The Tortoise Versus the Hare," but I have to admit it would have added a whole new dimension to the story.  Its sort of like a slow-motion train robbery...

Watch Out, Cat! The Tortoise Is Gonna Get Ya! The Chasing Animal Video Of The Day!!!

There's something about the way this tortoise chases this cat that makes me feel that love is in the air...