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That’s Amoure–Turtle Version

Photo of two African sulcata tortoises mating, taken by TurtleWife reader Roberta R. at the San Diego Zoo a few years ago. She says:  “The whole zoo was watching!”

The box turtles at our house have, well, time on their hands. Here’s how they fill some of it.

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New York Turtle & Tortoise Show 2012

Some pics of the turtles and people at the June 2, 2012 NY Turtle & Tortoise Society show.

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Photos from the 2011 NYTTS Turtle Show on June 4

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Cats and Turtles At Our House

Cats and turtles get along fine at our house.

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More Turtle Show Photos


One of the most exciting part of the Turtle Show is taking photos of people and turtles. In fact, it might just be the very best part. And this blog, well, it’s a great forum to show off lots of those photos.

Turtle judging

Above, our turtle judge.

Next we have some of the turtles he judged.

Redfoot tortoise

Above, a red foot tortoise.

Red Eared Slider Turtle

Above, a red-eared slider.

Star and Leopard Tortoises

Star and Leopard tortoises.

Mata Mata

A Mata Mata, or a South American leaf headed turtle. Yes, this really is a turtle!

Juvenile box turtle

Above, a juvenile Eastern Box turtle

Adult Chinese Box Turtle

An adult Chinese box turtle

Common Snapper photoshopped

A common snapping turtle (and “floating” friend). Yes, this was photo manipulated.

Turtle flip-flops

And the only pair of turtle flip-flops I’ve ever seen!

Bet you didn’t know there were this many kinds of turtles in the world!

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