Tag: turtles

Jul 26, 2018

Amazing Video Shows Butterflies in the Amazon Drinking Turtle Tears

Amazing Video Shows Butterflies in the Amazon Drinking Turtle Tears

Phil Torres, host of The Jungle Diaries, captured this fascinating footage of butterflies in the Amazon drinking the salty tears of a turtle

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May 4, 2017

Tired Turtle Takes Nap Inside Sea Sponge

Tired Turtle Takes Nap Inside Sea Sponge

He even lets out a big yawn at the end!

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Sep 29, 2015

Scientists Discover Biofluorescent Sea Turtle Near Solomon Islands

Scientists Discover Biofluorescent Sea Turtle Near Solomon Islands

While filming coral off the Solomon Islands, marine biologist David Gruber encounters a ‘glowing’ biofluorescent hawksbill sea turtle.

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Aug 6, 2015

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Picture of the Day: Butterflies Drinking Tears from Turtle Eyes

Two Julia Butterflies (Dryas iulia) are seen drinking the tears of turtles in Ecuador. The phenomenon is known as lachryphagy.

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Jul 10, 2015

A Turtle Tour of the Great Barrier Reef

A Turtle Tour of the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is home to nearly 6,000 species. Here’s a glimpse into the incredible underwater landscape through the eyes of a green turtle.

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Jun 19, 2015

Corgi Mistakes Turtle for a Rock, Watch His Reaction When It Moves

Corgi Mistakes Turtle for a Rock, Watch His Reaction When It Moves

Meet Turbo. He thinks this turtle is a rock. And now that rock is on the move. Oh Turbo.

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May 16, 2015

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Picture of the Day: Just a Turtle Riding a Crocodile

Photograph by _iond_ on reddit “Run Shadowfax, show us the meaning of haste” – Gandalf Spotted at the Prague Zoo by reddit user _iond_, we see a triumphant turtle riding a crocodile, a Gharial to be exact. What a great capture. via _iond_ on reddit

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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.…

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Dec 15, 2014

Tortoise Flips Over Friend That’s Stuck Upside Down

Tortoise Flips Over Friend That’s Stuck Upside Down

Now that’s what friends are for! A poor tortoise got stuck upside down so his friend gave him a hand and flipped him back over. What a treat for the (clearly audible) kids to see!

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Sep 11, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Leatherback

Picture of the Day: The Mighty Leatherback

THE MIGHTY LEATHERBACK Photograph by Claudia Lombard/USFWS In this photo courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region, we see the mighty Leatherback sea turtle at the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuse in the US Virgin Islands. The Leatherback is the largest, deepest diving, and most migratory and wide ranging…

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