Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Unidentified Flying Tortoise

Do you want to see a tortoise dressed up as a flying saucer?  You know you do.  Click here now.  Happy Halloween!  Pokey didn't feel like dressing up.  Sorry, she takes after her mom.
Image by farconville via

Friday, October 19, 2012

The Soft Shell Suck & Spew?

I have felt deep sympathy for the soft shell turtles of the world for years. Clearly the underdog of ancient beauty, the soft shell seemed to need my love more than the other species.  Yet, a new study has revealed something that almost explains why their noses resemble those of pigs: they're so dirty they pee out of their mouths.  Were they created to represent ostracism? Geez.