A happy tortoise is a tortoise with a routine. Tortoises like to predict their next move. They like to wake up around the same time, eat the same time, walk their walk, and sleep. In the wild they do this. In captivity, its the owners responsibility to create a routine. Have your lights on a […]
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Tortstork, theTurtleRoom, HelixWheelsFoundation and Donations…OH MY!!
Tortstork and theTheTurtleRoom ran a 72 hour Helix Thon. For every book sold off Tortstork.com, Tortstork would donate $5 to theTurtleRoom. 24 books were sold in the 72 hour “Helix Thon,” and $120 was donated to tTR. Helix Gets His Wheels is a great book to help children become interested in tortoises. The last few […]
Lots of people easily mistaken a Moroccan tortoise as a Moroccan greek tortoise. Its pretty simple to realize why. The scientific name is Testudo greaca marokkensis. The funny thing is, they aren’t even from Greece, they are native to Northern Africa. They are distinctly different than Greek tortoises. The babies are super unique looking as […]
Due to multiple requests, Helix got his own facebook page… Helix’ Facebook page
Helix has touched so many hearts across the world, from Unite states, Brazil, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Panama, Mexico, Africa, Russian, Japan, Canada, Australia, Ireland and Scotland. Im sure there are some places I’ve missed. Helix’s Story is inspiring to children and adults. I opened up the opportunity for people to draw Helix in their own […]
Sometimes I reach out to other breeders and ask them if i can buy eggs. Its a great way to prove that shipping eggs is an easy and reproducible. I teach them how to properly ship an egg. These three leopard eggs were shipped on 4/17/19, delivered on 4/18/19 and have yet to hatch. These […]
This Sulcata instahatch egg was shipped on 4/8/19, and started to pip during shipping.it fully hatched out of its egg on 4/10/19.
Come check out the pondcast i did with theTurtleRoom on 3/4/19. Learn how Tortstork started and where it wants to go. Click Link below.
12 second Times lapse, filmed for 32 hours, of an Indian Star tortoise breaking its head of the egg. True meaning of the phrase “I’ve got a turtle head poking out.”
National geographic’s short video of how Jaguars are capitalizing on the yearly arrival of nesting Olive Ridley sea turtles. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/untamed/ HOW NESTING OLIVE RIDLEY SEA TURTLES INFLUENCE JAGUAR BEHAVIOR