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

Photos and Videos by @tortoiserescue

  • Timeline
  • Gallery

  • 1499 days ago via site
  • 57

  • 1499 days ago via site
  • 42

  • 1499 days ago via site
  • 4

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

  • 1499 days ago via site
  • 34

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

  • 1499 days ago via site
  • 51

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

  • 1499 days ago via site
  • 32

Tank, the rescued sulcata tortoise, says Merry Christmas.

  • 1689 days ago via site
  • 87

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

  • 1689 days ago via site
  • 25

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.

  • 1689 days ago via site
  • 46

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

  • 1694 days ago via site
  • 50

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

  • 1694 days ago via site
  • 117

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

  • 1694 days ago via site
  • 90

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

  • 1694 days ago via site
  • 118

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

  • 1694 days ago via site
  • 96

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

  • 1709 days ago via site
  • 53

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

  • 1709 days ago via site
  • 68

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

  • 1709 days ago via site
  • 31

Box turtles like to pick fights.

  • 1709 days ago via site
  • 43

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

  • 1709 days ago via site
  • 108

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

  • 1720 days ago via site
  • 17

1 2 Next