Celebrate Them Every Day.

We seek the comfort of another.  Someone to share the life we choose.  Someone to help us through the never ending attempt to understand ourselves.  And in the end, someone to comfort us along the way.  ~ Marlin Finch Lupus Today I am celebrating the birthday of one of my greatest teachers.  I have had …

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Tortoises Teaching Us Through Touch-Screen Technology!

The old assumption that animals acted exclusively by instinct, while man had a monopoly of reason, is, we think, maintained by few people nowadays who have any knowledge at all about animals.  We can only wonder that so absurd a theory could have been held for so long a time as it was, when on …

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Why Did The Turtle Cross The Road?

We are facing a turtle survival crisis unprecedented in its severity and risk. Humans are the problem, and must therefore also be the solution. Without concerted conservation action, many of the world’s turtles and tortoises will become extinct within the next few decades. It is now up to us to prevent the loss of these …

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Healthy, Shiny Shells!

This image has been making its way around the internet this week, so I thought I would take a minute to clarify what you are seeing. Many turtle and tortoise guardians think that because turtles are "wild" animals, they don’t need to be cleaned, but they sometimes do! Crusted mud, dirt, algae, or other debris …

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