Happy World Turtle Day!

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Happy World Turtle Day!

According to Ecology Global Network  May 23rd is World Turtle Day!  The American Tortoise Rescue started World Turtle Day in an effort to raise awareness about turtles around the world. Turtles are important to our environment, they have been on the earth for 200 million years in oceans, ponds and on land on every continent except Antarctica.

Happy World Turtle Day!

Turtles are very interesting to learn about, for example, did you know some female turtles produce eggs four years after mating? Did you know turtles range in size from 4” to 10’? Did you know many turtles are expert climbers? Check out Turtle Facts for more interesting info about Turtles today & raise your awareness.

Happy World Turtle Day!



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Cathy Bureau
www.GreenHomeRealty.com - Alamo Heights, TX
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Thank you for posting this!  I didn't know there was such a thing.


May 23, 2012 12:12 PM #1
Marte Cliff
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Diane - It made me sad lately when someone sent me photos showing the reason why sea turtles are dying out in some areas... dozens and dozens of humans digging up the eggs and carting them away to be sold.

I need to follow your link and see what I can learn. For instance, I wonder where our turtles go in winter? The ponds they inhabit here in N. Idaho freeze over, so...?

May 23, 2012 12:32 PM #2
Mike Cooper
Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro

Interesting info, Diane.  I was a big turtle fan when I was a kid.  I had a bunch of them as pets, and to this day I am entertained when I see one lumbering along the road.  I normally stop and help them across the street.  

May 23, 2012 05:30 PM #3
Chris Ann Cleland
Long & Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Northern VA

What a cool day and I'm sorry I missed it.  Last year we had a resident turtle in our mulch bed.  Sad that she is not back this year.  

Jun 04, 2012 10:28 AM #4
Paul Gapski
Berkshire Hathaway / Prudential Ca Realty - El Cajon, CA
619-504-8999,#1 Resource SD Relo

Thank you for sharing your blog; we need Real estate Professionals to share their comments and information regarding their markets and experiences. Thanks again from beautiful Sunny San Diego

Sep 10, 2012 08:16 AM #5
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