Posts tagged "turtles"

Sea Turtles Take The Cake At Beach Wedding

How can you beat the charming badassery of 100 baby turtles preparing the walkway for your wedding?

Bronwyn Isaac / August 6, 2015

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: “there’s…no sound on this island at all, so it was the sound of them mating that alerted us to walk [toward them].” I’m not exactly sure…

Claire Hannum / March 24, 2015

Frisky Q&A: Talking Love & Turtles With “Call Of The Wildman” Star Ernie “The Turtleman” Brown Jr.

Sometimes dreams do come true, like the time that I wrote about Ernie “The Turtleman” Brown Jr. and he came to our office and hung out and visited with us all day. The Turtleman, if you’re unfamiliar, is the host and star of “Call of the Wildman,” an awesome show on Animal Planet. In it,…

Julie Gerstein / June 1, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Ernie “The Turtleman” Brown Jr., of “Call of the Wildman”

Hi, My name is Julie and I’m a Turtleman-a-holic. I’ve just spent the last three hours watching Animal Planet’s “Call of the Wildman,” and I am hooked. The show follows “The Turtleman” Ernie Brown Jr., a middle-aged guy who lives with his mom and spends his days rooting out wild animals from his friends’ and…

Julie Gerstein / February 21, 2012

Cute Alert: Kitten Riding A Turtle

Boo. The long weekend is coming to a close. This video of a kitten riding a turtle kinda sorta cheered me up. [Buzzfeed]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 27, 2011

New YouTube Trend: Turtles Humping Shoes

I know you woke up this morning and thought to yourself, “What new thing about the world will I discover today?” Well, I’ve got something for ya. It has been brought to my attention that turtles are actually quite fond of shoes and their owners are quite fond of taking videos of said fondne…

Ami Angelowicz / May 30, 2010

Turtle Gets Wheels, Action

We love animal love stories, probably because they seem a lot simpler than human relationships. Arava, a 55-pound turtle, arrived at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo unable to move her hind legs. The zoo’s staff attached a skateboard-like device to the turtle, and with her new set of wheels, Arava has been able to move around…

Catherine Strawn / August 19, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Sexless Turtles, Women’s Viagra, and Obvious Sex Statistics

A new Florida law makes it illegal to allow turtles to reproduce. Those poor, sexually repressed Floridian turtles. [CBS 13]
The University of Virginia is testing a new drug that could raise the libido of women with little interest in sex. If testing goes well, women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder will be able to…

Catherine Strawn / January 2, 2008