Tortoises and Reptiles

Tortoises are exotic pets that are characterized by being protected by a hard shell with holes for their legs, head and tail. They belong to the class of reptiles, which we'll also take a look at in this section.

Turtles as a Cultural Symbol
Turtles as a Cultural Symbol

Turtles represent sluggishness to some people and wisdom for others. However, other people consider turtles as a symbol of longevity. In different cultures, this reptile and their famous shells represent…

Pyramiding in Turtles
Pyramiding in Turtles

Among the various diseases that affect chelonians, pyramiding in turtles is one of the most significant. In fact, it largely depends on how we manage the animals. What is pyramiding…