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Monthly Archives: février 2019

Marignane: Une tortue caouanne échouée au Jaï

Marignane: Une tortue caouanne échouée au Jaï
G. Saucerotte Une tortue caouanne, une femelle, de 70 cm et d'environ 40 kg a été retrouvée sur la plage du Jaï. "On ne sait pas comment elle est arrivée ici, explique-t-on au Gipreb. Elle n'avait…

Why Some Gravestones Are Shaped Like Tortoises

Why Some Gravestones Are Shaped Like Tortoises
They originated as ancient Chinese funerary markers. BY CLAIRE VOON The Shengong Shengde stele, supported by a tortoise, in the Sifangcheng pavillion at the Ming Tombs in Nanjing, China (left) and a tomb plaque marker on…

Turtles Chained Together in Miami

Turtles Chained Together in Miami
By Sean McShee | 19 hours ago MIAMI – In late November 2018, two turtles were found on Miami Beach swimming together frantically. Someone had drilled a hole into each of their shells and chained them together. Once…

10 adorable videos of turtles eating strawberries

There is nothing quite as pure as watching animals try to eat cumbersome people food. Dogs and peanut butter, hamsters and crackers — it's a match made in viral video heaven. But our personal favorite…

Tortoise trouble

Tortoise trouble
The number of gopher tortoises on FAU’s ecological preserve has been steadily dropping off. And if they disappear, so do several other species. Gopher Tortoises provide shelter and resources for other species at FAU's nature…
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