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Solar LED Light The Swift Outdoor solar LED light is a newly developed solar technology. This Eco friendly light is perfect for remote areas, like barns, gate entries in rural areas, tree lighting, added security in backyards, or even just … Continue reading
We are excited about new solar lights that one of our sponsors sent to us. We have installed 5 new lights around the facility for the safety of all the 4-legged and 2-legged inhabitants. So … to all you critters … Continue reading
Bells Hingeback (Kinixys Belliana Belliana) Range-Somalia, northern Mozambique to east Cameroon and Nigeria. Centrally ranging in Africa. This species does overlap in range with the western bells (Kinixys Belliana Nogyuei) a complete different species commonly identified as Belliana Belliana. Habitat-Belliana … Continue reading
Zombensis (Kinixys zombensis) Range-Somalia to Republic of South Africa only inhabiting eastern regions of Africa. There range does not go much further from east to west by about 350 or so kilometers inland from the coast. Habitat-Savanas where the zombensis … Continue reading
Lobatse Hingeback (Kinixys Lobatsiana) Range-Kenya to Republic of South Africa only inhabiting eastern regions of Africa. There range does not go much further from east to west by about 400 or so kilometers inland from the coast. Habitat-Savanas where the … Continue reading
Flat Tailed Tortoise(Pyxis Planicauda) Range-Central Western Madagascar. Habitat-Low land dry forest comprise of this species habitat in Western Madagascar. They are endemic only at the basin of the rivers Monrondava and Tsirbihina. A mixture of forests and thorny bushes … Continue reading
Range-Northern Madagascar. Habitat-Coastal Forests mixed with thorn bush makes up most the pyxis arachnoides brygooi species habitat. Little rainfall occurs in these areas. When the dryest part of the season comes around they will aestivate after laying their eggs. Ounce … Continue reading
By Kelly Hull Indotestudo elongate (Elongated Tortoise) are a very interesting species of tortoise found in South East Asia. primarily found in Malaysia, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The Elongated are an omnivorous species of tortoise. They have been found eating carrion, … Continue reading
A lot of times we wonder, how do turtles and tortoises that are in cold to warm climates fare with health. A team of scientist studied some turtles in the wild. They found the conditions of the heart under certain … Continue reading
Lonesome George and the future of Chelonoidis abingdoni The death of lonesome George was a tragedy. However, scientist on the Darwin Research Team and International conservation affiliates may be able to revive the Chelonoidis abingdoni. Lonesome George was the last pure species of … Continue reading