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Shocking report details massive illegal turtle trade network


National Geographic - Dec 6, 2018
The investigation led to the seizure of more than 6,000 turtles and tortoises—many of them endangered species. Thirty people were arrested for smuggling these reptiles through Malaysia, India, or Bangladesh. Five of those individuals, all in Malaysia ...
 

Why Do Tortoises Live So Long?: Lonesome George Genome Study Offers New Answer


Newsweek - Dec 3, 2018
In life, Lonesome George was arguably the most famous tortoise in the world for being the last of his species. Now, over half a decade after he died, he's still making headlines by helping geneticists understand why giant tortoises have such long ...
 

Gopher Tortoises considered a threatened species


Caloosa Belle (press release) - Dec 5, 2018
With more houses being built and more land being developed the Gopher Tortoises are considered to be a threatened species. The gopher tortoise is protected as a State-designated threatened species by Florida's Endangered and Threatened Species Rule.
 

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Funny and cute tortoise videos compilation


Here's a compilation about funny tortoises. Who would think that tortoises play with toys, that they like to chase animals, let other animals to ride them and so on.
 

Do Tortoises Like Being Touched?


The most noticeable feature of a tortoise is its massive shell. But what happens if you touch it? Caretakers at Smithsonian's National Zoo fill us in. From: WILD ...
 

Tortoises Try Tiny Pancakes


Nom, nom, nom. Special thanks to Oz, Tails, George, and Ralph. Check out more awesome BuzzFeedBlue videos! http://bit.ly/YTbuzzfeedblue1 MUSIC ...
 

3 Care Tips for Sulcata Tortoises | Pet Reptiles


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The Heat is On: Desert Tortoises & Survival (Part 1 of 4)


Other formats and full transcript can be found at: http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/197, http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/198, http://gallery.usgs.gov/videos/199, and ...