AmericanTortRescue

@tortoiserescue

International nonprofit founded in 1990 for protection of turtles and tortoises; saved more than 3000; stop pet trade, live food markets, habitat destruction

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Big old red eared slider at the tortoise rescue's pond.

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Tiny hatchlings like these are illegal to sell or win as prizes in the US.

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Two Eastern Box Turtles enjoy the sun and each other at American Tortoise Rescue

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Tank, the rescued sulcata tortoise, says Merry Christmas.

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Spinner came to rescue 5 years ago paralyzed by kids-turns in a circle.She's happy now.

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Quasi, a sulcata, was raised in a basement,no sun for 3 yrs.in Wis.- she came with metabolic bone disease, broken jaw-now she is happy.

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This is an Asian box turtle which is being eaten out of existence - she has a bite hole in the front from a male.

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This is an elongate named Lombada (her deceased husband was Fatigati).

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Crazy Bunkle was our very first turtle in 1990 to be rescued

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This is Woody - he's a wood turtle that likes to soak and eat worms.

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Pond Turtles are disappearing in California. Fish & Game will be meeting at LAX 12/9 and 12/10. Can you testify?

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Tank took a break from tweeting to show Sleepy some loving...#tortoise heaven but they are both males.

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Formally called Speedy, this little gal is one of the cutest ornate #turtles at the rescue.She loves worms!

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American Tortoise Rescue hosts a box turtle convention. Everyone was tweeting.

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Box turtles like to pick fights.

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Popcorn, a rescued sulcata from Chicago, is always ready to enjoy a flower.

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Bunkle was the very first turtle to be rescued by American Tortoise rescue in 1990

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