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19 July 2013 0 View comments As Britain basks in scorching summer sunshine, spare a thought for zoo animals unaccustomed to the hot weather. Staff have been forced to hose down animals a giant tortoise at Colchester Zoo, in Essex, as it wilts in the
MailTribune.com Did anyone ever claim the turtle that Central Point police rescued from the road last Monday? If not, I would like to know where the turtle is staying so that I might adopt it. Kris K., Medford The African spurred tortoise that
A Canadian man allegedly tried to smuggle more than 70 live turtles and tortoises into the country from the United States, authorities said Tuesday. The Canada Border Services Agency said the 22-year-old Windsor, Ontario, man was arrested after
15 July 2013 0 View comments Meet the dedicated owner who takes the trouble to walk his beloved pet tortoise for five hours every day. Rob has owned four-year-old Maximus since he was just a few weeks old, when he was no bigger than the palm of his
MailTribune.com Central Point police found a different kind of slow-moving traffic hazard Monday when they discovered a large tortoise ambling down a roadway. Several motorists called at about 3:45 p.m. to report that the reptile identified as an
Experts hope the exhibit will spread awareness about species extinction. The body of Lonesome George, a century-old giant tortoise believed to be the last of its species, is being prepared for temporary display at a New York City museum this winter.
Calif. - It looked like no safari-themed party was going on at a well-appointed neighborhood in the San Bernardino County - just a regular birthday party for a nine-year old. Adults gathered at tables in the backyard enjoying catered tacos and
10 June 2013 0 View comments This lion cub tried to tuck in to a tortoise, but found the shell was a tough nut to crack. Playtime almost turned into snack time for the young lion, who clearly hadn't heard that it's bad manners to play with your food.
May 31, 2013 Most of us have a dog or cat we adore, but many celebrities opt for a more exotic pet. Check out some of the really unusual pets owned by the Hollywood elite!...The hunky actor purchased a Sulcata Tortoise at the North American Reptile
Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is planning to spend $40,267 in taxpayer funds to provide the public with a centralized drop off location for pet tortoises and tortoises found in developed or urban areas and provide for their temporary care. We have