Tag: tortoise

Mar 26, 2022

A Field Guide to the Bizarre World of Medieval Zoology

A Field Guide to the Bizarre World of Medieval Zoology

Zoologists in the middle ages had not been exposed to many animals, so they embellished many descriptions from travelers, and others they simply made up.

Read More »

Jan 18, 2016

Alan Rickman’s Final Role Was the Voiceover of this Tortoise Eating a Strawberry

Alan Rickman's Final Role Was the Voiceover of this Tortoise Eating a Strawberry

This Tortoise Could Save a Life – Ft. Alan Rickman

Read More »

Jun 3, 2015

Guy Walks His Pet Tortoise Around the Streets of Tokyo

Guy Walks His Pet Tortoise Around the Streets of Tokyo

Several times a week, Mitani Hisao and his 19-year-old tortoise ‘Bon-chan’ go for long (and slow) walks through the streets of Tokyo.

Read More »

May 6, 2015

This 90 Year Old Tortoise Lost Her Front Legs So Her Owner Got Her a New Set of Wheels

This 90 Year Old Tortoise Lost Her Front Legs So Her Owner Got Her a New Set of Wheels

Meet Mrs. T, a 90-year-old tortoise who lives with her owner in Pembroke, West Wales, UK. Tragically this past winter, a rat broke into Mrs. T’s hutch while she was hibernating and chewed off her two front legs. When owner Jude Ryder discovered the horrifying scene during a routine check-up, she immediately rushed Mrs.…

Read More »

Page 1 of 1