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The image shows Helmuth the tortoise.(Facebook/@ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen)

Tortoise with joint problems in German Zoo gets skate board to move around

UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 02:36 PM IST
  • “Go Helmuth go!” cheered a Facebook user.
The 121-year-old Galapagos Giant Tortoise at the Nehru Zoological Park.(ANI)
The 121-year-old Galapagos Giant Tortoise at the Nehru Zoological Park.(ANI)

121-year-old tortoise adopted by couple from Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 04:33 PM IST
According to an official release of zoo, Saroj Devi and her husband Ashish Kumar along with family members visited Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad on Saturday and offered to adopt a "Galapagos Giant Tortoise".
The clip has collected a ton of reactions from netizens.(Reddit/MTPokitz)
The clip has collected a ton of reactions from netizens.(Reddit/MTPokitz)

This video of baby tortoises eating a hibiscus flower is oddly calming. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON NOV 15, 2020 11:50 PM IST
“Watching this is soothing,” commented a Reddit user on the share.
The image shows Sparkplug, a 60-year-old African spurred tortoise.(Facebook/@Ty Andrea Harris)
The image shows Sparkplug, a 60-year-old African spurred tortoise.(Facebook/@Ty Andrea Harris)

60-year-old tortoise missing for two days returns home after being spotted in soybean field

SARDIS CITY, Alabama | By Associated Press| Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 10:38 AM IST
A big, roaming tortoise leaves tracks, and area farmers were able to see where Sparkplug had plowed through soybean fields.
The African Sulcata Tortoise named Soloman crawled away from his Ashland City enclosure more than two months ago.(Facebook/@Lynn M. Cole)
The African Sulcata Tortoise named Soloman crawled away from his Ashland City enclosure more than two months ago.(Facebook/@Lynn M. Cole)

Good to be home: Tennessee tortoise missing for 74 days returns after being spotted on road

ASHLAND CITY, Tennessee | By Associated Press | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 12:34 AM IST
Lynn Cole, the owner, said a man and his son spotted Solomon grazing in a valley at a construction site and returned him within minutes.
The image shows the tortoise named Omelette.(Twitter/@shedd_aquarium)
The image shows the tortoise named Omelette.(Twitter/@shedd_aquarium)

This tortoise likes flowers, just not in the way you would think. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2020 02:38 PM IST
The video shows Omelette who is a resident at Shedd Aquarium.
The chimpanzee feeds the apple to the tortoise near him.(Twitter/@ramblingsloa)
The chimpanzee feeds the apple to the tortoise near him.(Twitter/@ramblingsloa)

Chimp shares apple with tortoise and netizens are here for it. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 06:42 PM IST
A video of the two beings from completely different species of the animal kingdom will give you a sense of calm in an otherwise complex environment.
Diego, a 100-year-old tortoise, on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.(AP)
Diego, a 100-year-old tortoise, on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador.(AP)

100-year-old species saving tortoise retires after fathering 800 offsprings

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 07:17 PM IST
Diego was among the 14 males selected to take part in a tortoise breeding programme.
Posted on May 5 the video has garnered over 2.86 million views and 189,000 “likes”.(Twitter/@SlenderSherbet)
Posted on May 5 the video has garnered over 2.86 million views and 189,000 “likes”.(Twitter/@SlenderSherbet)

Funny video of tortoise “stealing” dog food leaves netizens in splits

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Captured and posted by Twitter user @SlenderSherbet, the video shows the animal slowly munching on dog food from a big sack.
Investigators think there may be more members of the species on the island because of tracks and scat they found.(Galapagos National Park via AP)
Investigators think there may be more members of the species on the island because of tracks and scat they found.(Galapagos National Park via AP)

Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island

LIMA, Peru | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 01:16 PM IST
The tortoise is likely to be more than 100 years old
17 exotic tortoises recovered from man in Meerut(HT File Photo)
17 exotic tortoises recovered from man in Meerut(HT File Photo)

17 exotic tortoises recovered from man in Meerut

Hindustan Times, Noida | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2018 12:41 PM IST
A man was arrested in Meerut on Thursday for allegedly being in possession of 12 star tortoises and five red-eared sliders. They were being smuggled from Chennai.
Wildlife experts were roped in, who identified it as the red-eared terrapin.(HT Representative Photo)
Wildlife experts were roped in, who identified it as the red-eared terrapin.(HT Representative Photo)

Six live tortoises rescued at Delhi’s IGI airport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 03:02 AM IST
Customs department officials seized two big and four small live tortoises from a bag being carried by a passenger who arrived at the Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport from Riyadh
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