Articles filed under Turtles
In 1978, a high school junior adopted an ornate box turtle, and began a 45-year relationship that continues to this day.
As the days get longer and the sunshine gets stronger, aquatic turtles will be rousing from brumation – a cold-blooded creature’s equivalent of hibernation.
With the December holiday season in full swing, you or someone you know may be considering giving or getting the gift of a pet turtle. Please read this column to see what is entailed.
If you see a turtle out walking around, how do you know whether it’s a wild species within its home range, or an escaped or released pet?
TJ the tortoise, at 75 pounds and still growing, faced homelessness when he outgrew the enclosure at his former residence.
Ding Dong is a charming soul I was privileged to meet as his on-the-road odyssey ended – shortly after it began.
Courtship is a big deal in the animal world, and turtles are no different.