juvenile sea turtle, I had the privilege of watching sea turtles hatch and leave their nest one night on Indian Rocks Beach. Some marine biologist allowed us to watch as they were studying the baby turtles. Such a great memory.
"Tortoise Shell Fashion" -- Laughing over both the title and the graphics. Not sure if this is turtles in sweaters or Halloween costumes -- either way, it's pretty cute! (I'm loving the land shark!) I should put my tortoise lol.
Radiated tortoise -- Madagascar -- These tortoises are critically endangered due to habitat loss, being poached for food, and being over-exploited in the pet trade. In March smugglers were arrested, carrying a single bag containing 21 radiated tortoises