The large and the small

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Thursday 16 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

One of my favourite images I have captured over the years has been of a very young tortoise found wandering in the orchard. Now, to find tortoises roaming wild here in southwest Türkiye is a daily occurrence from March through until around early November, but this was the cutest…

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And then there is the other extreme. This is one we found two days ago when doing some of the weeding; and he was a heavy old brute too.

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14 thoughts on “The large and the small

  1. Aww the little turtle is so cute. And I love the picture of the big turtle is cute too. I donated to a local turtle rescue as here they are often injured or killed by cars. I love all animals.

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  2. Wow, how amazing! Something we would never find in our garden. Loads of lizard though … 😀

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  3. The girls said they want the small cute tortoise. I think the old brute is so cool. \ (•◡•) /

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  4. dayphoto says:

    Looks like he was helping you weed, still one in his mouth. You have some cute wild life, there Uncle Spike.

    Linda
    http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com
    https://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com/sherlock-boomer

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  5. AnnetteM says:

    How wonderful to have wild tortoises and I just love that baby. I always had a tortoise as a pet when I was a child and I remember having to put them into hibernation for the winter. I am not sure they always woke up though. I don’t think they are so common these days.

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