Posts tagged "tortoise"

Watch This Tortoise’s Futile Attempts At Fornicating With A Croc

Today in extremely old video gems from the depths of YouTube, I bring you the sad story of Toby the Tortoise who spends a solid minute or so puttin' in work with a discarded Croc on someone's lawn. The tiny squeaks! His insistent, determined thrusts! The Croc's complacency! This is what it's like when you…
By: Megan Reynolds / January 16, 2015

Cross-Species Love: Tortoise & Pup Edition

This just in: All animals need love, even the hard-shelled kind. On Friday, the Humane Society of the United States posted these amazing photos of a rescued tortoise who found a home in a litter of pups. Just look at those buddies! [Humane Society]…
By: Julie Gerstein / February 23, 2013

There Is No Hope For Love: 115-Year Tortoise Marriage Ends In Divorce

The end of a romance usually begins with the first sly traces of resentment, jealousy or rage. For tortoise couple Bibi and Poldi, the end of their 115-year relationship began with a bite. According to their keepers at Austria's Klagenfurt Zoo, the pair can no longer stand to be around one another, and have take…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 12, 2012