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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Small Turtles

Small Turtles

Small turtles make excellent pets due to their size and low maintenance. This makes them ideal as a first pet, or for a pet for children! The main issue with having a small turtle as a pet is often that owners may not have done enough research on the particular species – and the once …

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