The world's most successful pianist visited the London Zoo to provide a sexy soundtrack, but the tortoises were not impressed. When you're an endangered species, people will do anything to help you get busy. For a few Galapagos tortoises at the London zoo, that meant bringing in the world's most successful pianist for a private concert. French pianist Richard Layderman, who...
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Biggy (pictured), 63, and Twiggy, 68, have lived together at Bristol Zoo since 1975. Recently two more tortoises were introduced to their enclosure to encourage the pair to mate.
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DARWIN is commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Japanese air raid on Darwin which killed 243 people and devastated the city.
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A man was arrested at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok after authorities discovered he was attempting to claim a piece of luggage full of extremely rare tortoises. Traffic.org, a self-described wildlife trade monitoring network, reports that the man was trying to pick up 54 ploughshare tortoises. "The wild population of Ploughshare Tortoises, considered among...
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A Thai man was caught in an airport trying to pick up 54 ploughshare tortoises. There are perhaps 400 ploughshare tortoises in the wild. It's tough enough for a species to fend off extinction without having smugglers as natural predators. In Thailand, a species-selling hub, it's even tougher, especially when someone is trying to sell off MORE THAN 10 PERCENT OF ALL OF YOU....
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CNN's Anderson Cooper add two tortoises that got intimate and caused a house fire on the RidicuList.
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Gopher tortoises are a conspicuous resident of Florida's sandy uplands, but
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Three days ago, Michael Flannery at Evolution News and Views suggested that without Darwin, the worlds of science and faith would look vastly different today. He is correct as far as he goes. But the world without Darwin would not...
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TUCSON (AP) — Some Tucson-based Border Patrol agents are being credited with rescuing two sacred tortoises from a mining pit on the Tohono O’odham Nation.
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A handpicked group of 32 desert tortoises gave up life in captivity Wednesday to try their luck in the desert between Las Vegas and Pahrump. But they won’t have to go it alone.
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