Sunday, August 11, 2013

Turtle and Tortoise Show

Yesterday, we visited a Turtles and Tortoise Show put on my the California Turtles and Tortoise Club of the Inland Empire. ( It really was a nice event. Not too big, which was good four our kids. They got to see turtles and tortoises in all stages of development. The kids have always loved these types of animals as we used to have red eared sliders.
Did you know that omnivore turtles and tortoises don't eat fruit? Neither did I? The kids asked a lot of questions and even answered some from the volunteers. 
The kids learned about building a habitat to rescue a turtle or tortoise. Specifically an outside one. Sometimes they come in pairs. They learned how they are paired. It's really interesting. We learned about different conservation efforts in our area.

Links to Learn More:

Saving the Tortoise:
Turtle Adoptions:
Nat Geo Kids:
Print and Go Coloring Book :
Salina Public Library Turtle Cam"
Arizona Turtle

Turtle Crafts on Pinterest"

On Netflix:
Turtle: The Incredible Journey

Books we have actually used.

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