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Turtles Are Not Pure Evil

New YouTube research definitively proves that turtle society is highly altruistic and that Disney’s heretofore refusal to make a movie about them is racism, pure and simple.

Comments

  1. #1 ym
    July 1, 2010

    Interesting. Could the helper-turtle have had an ulterior motive?

  2. #2 Jim Thomerson
    July 3, 2010

    The upside down tortoise has a flat plastron, so it is likely a female. One wonders if the other tortoise is a male. Any tortoise experts out there?

  3. #3 American Delight
    July 10, 2010

    Gosh, turtles do everything slow!

  4. #4 medikal market
    July 29, 2010

    haha thats funny

  5. #5 sciencedude288
    August 5, 2010

    Just to throw this into the waters:

    I love evolutionary biology even though it is not at all my field of expertise. However, is there ever a time when animals perform altruistic acts, not in order to pass on their genes, but rather, because it would help another member of their species survive, or for that matter, another species?

  6. #6 nankay
    August 14, 2010

    Did anyone else find themselves “pushing” with the tortoise as you sat at the computer? I’m exhausted.

  7. #7 Don Webb
    September 9, 2010

    I’m no turtle expert, but I do know this…..I’m not touching Jim’s male/female question.

  8. #8 eryaman hali yikama
    September 23, 2010

    Gosh, turtles do everything slow!

  9. #9 Ethan
    October 8, 2010

    This is basically the greatest video I’ve seen. not that i ever thought that tortoises were evil at all, but this just solidifies it! i can honestly say that I’ve never seen anything like that happening, and it’s never occurred to me that a tortoise would even do that. it makes me wonder whether it was intentional or it it just pushed the other out of curiosity or something? either way, it’s wonderful. Good Video!

  10. Absolutely awesome….whether intentional or not… always a good time to anthropomorphize animals… glad to have found your blog through the Nature Blogs Network….we’re two wildlife biologists who are new to the network. Happy to follow your blogging adventures :)

  11. #11 sex partner
    November 6, 2010

    Not even remotely close to Hawaii, but Haeckel tattoos deserve some kind of shout-out anyway. Or am I stating the obvious here?

  12. #12 turkchat
    November 8, 2010

    Gosh, turtles do everything slow!

  13. #13 sikiş
    November 11, 2010

    selam arkadaşlar site sper tavsiye ederim

  14. #14 saç ekimi
    December 21, 2010

    they are soo funny

  15. #15 saç ekimi fiyati
    December 24, 2010

    too slow but soo cute…

  16. #16 halı yıkama
    December 24, 2010

    The upside down tortoise has a flat plastron, so it is likely a female. One wonders if the other tortoise is a male. Any tortoise experts out there?

  17. #17 videos
    December 25, 2010

    i can honestly say that I’ve never seen anything like that happening, and it’s never occurred to me that a tortoise would even do that. it makes me wonder whether it was intentional or it it just pushed the other out of curiosity or something? either way, it’s wonderful. Good Video!Not even remotely close to Hawaii, but Haeckel tattoos deserve some kind of shout-out anyway. Or am I stating the obvious here?The upside down tortoise has a flat plastron, so it is likely a female. One wonders if the other tortoise is a male. Any tortoise experts out there?

  18. #18 GH
    December 29, 2010

    is that very fantastic, in my life (34 years old) first time i see like that…

  19. #19 Matt
    December 30, 2010

    erm… why discuss turtles and show tortoises… on a zoology blog?

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