in ancient china the tortoise is a magical creature who has such supernatural powers that he needs no earthly nourichment.
i love these beautiful beings...so sweet and gentle.........nice!

Aug 25, 2007 5:10 AM | reply to me!

kipper

wendy

Yeah I think you are right! I think in Florida there are only gopher tortoises, not sure though. He was pretty big, about a foot and a half, otherwise i would have taken him:P

Nov 11, 2004 7:51 AM | reply to me!

Turtles are my fovorite animal. Tortoises especially, that's probably a gopher tortoise, which is a threatened species. Did you take it as a pet?

Nov 05, 2004 8:40 PM | reply to me!

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undah

stephen hawking starts "a brief history of time" with a story about a scientist who gave a beginners lecture on astronomy. at the end of the lecture, an old lady stands up and tells him what he's said is a lie - that the world is supported on the back of a giant turtle.

the scientist gets a laugh out of this and asks her just what the tortoise is standing on if he's supporting the earth.

the lady replies "you're very clever, young man - but it's turtles all the way down".

i like it though it it probably never happened. also it reminds me of the neverending story. ARTAX!!!!

Oct 17, 2004 6:54 PM | reply to me!

yess he is still kicking. He turned orange because his food is orange:)

Oct 17, 2004 3:34 PM | reply to me!

wendy

maigin

He is so cute! I love turtles. How is your turtle in s-sota? Is he still alive?

Oct 17, 2004 2:12 PM | reply to me!

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This is the real Big-Foot

undah and I were at a trail called, Blanchard park in O-Town, and this little dude came tromping out. He was so loud before we could see him that we thought we were about to be devoured by some insidious monster.
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