tortoise

Disgruntled Fornicating Tortoise Confronts Cameraman In World’s Slowest Chase

A few days ago, National Geographic explorer Paul Rose in the Seychelles came upon two turtles mating. In fact, his surroundings were so quiet that the turtles were all he could hear:…

Claire Hannum | March 24, 2015 - 9:30 am

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…

Megan Reynolds | January 16, 2015 - 9:30 am

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…

Julie Gerstein | February 23, 2013 - 3:00 pm

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…

Julie Gerstein | June 12, 2012 - 8:30 am