Tortoise Whisperer?

Tortoise Whisperer?

During a recent visit to the Palm Beach Zoo, in Florida, I had the opportunity to get close up and personal with some Aldabra tortoises. One of the world’s largest land tortoises, Aldabra tortoises can reach sizes of up to 550 pounds and ages of up to 150 years old. They are native to Aldabra…

Tortoise vs Turtle
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Tortoise vs Turtle

Writing a story about tortoises was quite an education for Amy and me!  One of the first thing we learned while writing The Story of Neeps & Tattie is that land tortoises can live a long time! In fact, many owners include for the perpetual care of their tortoises in their wills! In fact, as…