The passion of the tortoise, by David Attenborough. Featuring Ploughshare Tortoises from Madagascar.
A very sad video that was created to help raise awareness of how much care these beautiful animals need. A tortoise really is for life and not just for Christmas. In some respects it may even outlive you.
Please take a few minutes to watch this video and share it with your friends or fellow tortoise keepers. Once again a very sad video, however many of the tortoises and turtles in this video have gone on to lead better and healthier lives. Somewhat a success story, but through the lack of knowledge, research and poor information delivered by some pet shops these prehistoric creatures have been made to suffer.
This is a short video about tortoise tunnels and is recorded in Florida. It features Sir David Attenborough and is an extract from his Life In Cold Blood series. In this clip David Attenborough uses a remote controlled camera to follow a Gopher Tortoise into his tunnel and explores the wealth of other wild life that also makes use of a tortoise tunnel.
BBC wildlife show ‘Lonesome George and the Battle to Save Galapagos’ explores the issues that surround the co-existence of human and animal populations on the environmentally precious Galapagos islands and introduces the island’s special celebrity Lonesome George; the only pinter island giant tortoise in existence.