Roald Bloem
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Residents in Tokyo have recently reported several sightings of possibly the most patient pet-walker in the world: an elderly man who takes his enormous African spurred tortoise (or sulcata) out for walks around the town. Judging by the tortoise’s size, the mysterious pair has probably been together for a very long time, and the tortoise always plods faithfully by its owner’s side. It even tolerates the occasional silly costume! Sources: togech.jp www.boredpanda.com

milliondollarnigga: “boredpanda: “ World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant Tortoise Through Streets Of Tokyo ” Master Roshi himself ”

Radiated Tortoise

Radiated tortoise -- Madagascar -- These tortoises are critically endangered due to habitat loss, being poached for food, and being over-exploited in the pet trade. In March smugglers were arrested, carrying a single bag containing 21 radiated tortoises

Giant tortoise (Galapagos Islands) ~~~What a variance in ages, represented here! The "oh, so young" and the "incredibly aged"!~~~

giant tortoise (galapagos islands) - normally I would have put this on my "aminals!" board, but the juxtaposition of the wrinkly old(?) tortoise and the cute little girl is so fantastic.

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Love the log piece- don't know what kind of wood it is (for underwater usage).