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Re: Tortoises
« Reply #25 on: 19/01/2006 19:49:51 »
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I realised they were hermaphrodites, but I did not realise they were self-fertilising. I had always believed that you did require two slugs to mate, but each would be fertilised by the other.
George your quite right as not all species of slugs self fertilize ,some slugs still do require a patner.
 



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« Reply #26 on: 25/01/2006 14:17:14 »
who cares about slugs lets get back to tortoises

look how cute they are all together now aaaaawwwwwwwww

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« Reply #27 on: 27/01/2006 04:50:14 »
Ahhh they're so cute !!...who wants a game of conkers ? .....and I just get the feeling that the girly is just about to start juggling with them !!

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« Reply #28 on: 27/01/2006 11:10:58 »
your right neilep the full pic has another three in the air

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« Reply #29 on: 21/02/2006 01:29:36 »
they look awfully like little cornish pasties dont they, i like it when you bite through that crust into that nice meaty centre mmmmmmm
 

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« Reply #30 on: 21/02/2006 01:35:24 »
2 reasonably sized tortoises with their undersides glued together makes for an interesting game of 10 pin bowling.
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Re: Tortoises
« Reply #31 on: 21/02/2006 01:41:18 »
penguins make perfect pins,you need a small variety like chinstrap or rockhopper,being black and white they are also very visible in low light conditions [:p]

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« Reply #32 on: 21/02/2006 21:02:14 »
That's definitely got olympic potential
 

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« Reply #33 on: 21/02/2006 22:44:49 »
Talking about chinstraps, you can attach a chinstrap to a tortoise to make a handy helmet. (As discovered by the Germans during WW2.)
 

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Re: Tortoises
« Reply #34 on: 21/02/2006 22:52:29 »
A tortoise makes a nice alternative to a Jock Strap/Codpiece.....keep the Tortoise happy by  occasional feeding with lettuce and dandelion leaves...try not to be seen when doing this !!

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Re: Tortoises
« Reply #35 on: 21/02/2006 23:17:56 »
perfectly okay to feed a tortoise dandilion or lettuce [8D]

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« Reply #36 on: 25/02/2006 03:37:52 »
a tortoise was found in my backyard...and i fed it ham, and it seemed rather happy.
 

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« Reply #37 on: 25/02/2006 03:47:13 »
WoW, it must have escaped from a tortoise re-hab clinic or something.

 What happened to the happy ham eating thing ?

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« Reply #38 on: 27/02/2006 12:16:48 »
You are all being very, very silly. Kindly cease & desist! :D
 

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Re: Tortoises
« Reply #39 on: 26/04/2006 06:25:00 »
Hey , my son raises tortises, and has aquatic and land tortise's. He loves them. Heres an interesting fack, Totoises are one of the very few critters that can breath out ot their Butt! How the heck about that. I just found that out and find it quite odd. I read it in a flyer when visiting the zoo. Mind you not all turtles, but most of them can. I wonder what breeds do and don't.  They are so cute and they are everywhere here around the rivers. They band little box turtles here in california some years ago. We raised them as children, they were real cute. I must agree, but they were faster then these large ones. They are really slow!
 

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« Reply #40 on: 26/04/2006 18:29:59 »
Hey Karen.

It's simply sooooooooooooooper to see you investigating the rest of the site young lady !!

 Apart from just exhaling,......I wish I could breathe out of my butt , it would make snorkeling all the more easier and funnier to enjoy.:D...and synchronized swimming would be such an amazing spectator sport too :D....

...perhaps some one can invent a tortoise/butt attachment to make this a reality.

yes, yes i think it would work :D


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« Reply #41 on: 27/04/2006 08:16:01 »
You are so funny! But seriously isn't that a weird thing, I have honestly never heard of any creature past or present that breathed out of their butt, but then again, I am no expert on any animal, just happened upon that little tid bit!
 

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« Reply #42 on: 27/04/2006 15:13:19 »
Hi Karen,...lol, yes it's quite extraordinary... I would love for a 'Tortoise Butt Hole ' expert to comment here becuase how on Earth did it occur that a Tortoise can breathe via it's butt ?...and more importantly, should you have to resuscitate, one which end do you use ? :D

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Re: Tortoises
« Reply #43 on: 30/04/2006 19:23:26 »
That is a good question and how do you know which ones can and can't, because as I said Most can. I wonder if it has to do with Land or Sea Tortises. HUMMM! I don't know about you but My vote is for the front end! My husband had to revive a fish that had sucked up a very large rock! Good thing it did not breath through its butt! He had to push it through the tank for a couple hours to force water through his gills after it basically suffocated. Tortise might be a tad more complicated ehhh!!
 

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