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That's why you don't let the puppy sleep on your head

22 Adorable Before And After Pictures Of Animals Growing Up [more inside]
posted by Lexica on Feb 25, 2014 - 47 comments

"You've got another tortoise that's so small, it's vanished?"

In 1962, Yorkshire man Brendon Grimshaw bought the island of Moyenne in the middle of the Indian Ocean for £8000. He has since dedicated his life to turning it into a tropical paradise; including planting over sixteen thousand trees, building nearly five kilometers for nature paths, and reintroducing over 100 land tortoises. It's now the world's smallest National Park. [more inside]
posted by quin on May 7, 2012 - 27 comments

It's all about the grapes...

Time-lapse of a tortoise eating a salad. [SLYT]
posted by quin on Feb 10, 2012 - 32 comments

The Longest Game of Hide and Seek Ever

Extinct Galapagos tortoise may just be hiding [more inside]
posted by quin on Jan 9, 2012 - 32 comments

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