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Old 13-12-2015, 07:00 PM   #1
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Interesting article with lovely pictures;

http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/...s-to-kill-you/

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Old 13-12-2015, 08:28 PM   #2
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Thanks Vikki that was fab. So long as such amazing creatures exist there must be hope for this planet.

What humans should do is to close off areas of the earth from themselves and let nature thrive there. That's the only hope for biodiversity.

That aldab in the second pic seems to have a five foot long neck!
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Old 13-12-2015, 10:15 PM   #3
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Yes I agree. I find it interesting that this species of tortoise tend to choose to group together - difficult to know if through necessity or choice but do seem to form quite large herds.
(I love the cameraman rolling round on the video - you would have thought those poor tortoises would have found him very distracting whilst doing what they were trying to do!!!!)
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Thank you. What a great article. Really enjoyed it.

Thinking of all our discussion on the forum it was interesting to read how well they survive when they are left to get on with it!

Scary if they do not manage to find any shade though.
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Thanks Vikki, absolutely brilliant to read and view. CB
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