Gopher Tortoise

Gopher Tortoises have lived in the American wilderness for so long that we might as well name these little fellas the original lone rangers. With shells that can reach up to 12 inches high, and an average length of 13 inches long they’re not hard to miss. They weigh between 10-12 pounds. Gopher Tortoises spend …

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sleeping turtle

Sleeping Turtle

All animals need sleep. Sleep is an essential function of life, it allows your body and mind to recharge, leaving you refreshed and alert when you wake. Good and healthy sleep helps the body stay healthy and reduces the possibility of disease or infection. Without decent sleep, the body and mind cannot function properly. Just like …

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The Best Pet Turtles (Top 6)

Turtles make awesome pets, but it isn’t always easy to determine the best species of turtle to keep as a pet. People have different expectations and requirements to owning turtles – some want a turtle with a long lifespan, some want a turtle that will stay small forever, some will want a turtle with a …

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