This is crazy! Crazy awesome!!
A man in Tokyo, Japan has been spotted walking his giant tortoise in and around the streets, and the African spurred tortoise seems to be quite comfortable in the concrete jungle.
Pretty cool considering the reptile is used to the southern Sahara desert.
[ Related: Man Caught Crossing Border With 51 Live Turtles In His Sweatpants! ]
But the Japanese pet owner walks the tortoise just like we walk our dog. Except, obvi he doesn't need a leash — not like it's going to run away!
Of course, these walks take a bit longer than walking a dog! LOLz!
Talk about a pet that requires patience!!!
[Image via Twitter.]
We can't even share the video — it's too hard to watch.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently shared a picture and information about a rare gopher tortoise that was tortured and ultimately killed by two teenage girls from Orange Park, Florida.
The video posted online showed the two girls dousing the tortoise in alcohol before setting it on fire, and then laughing and screaming as the tortoise tried to run away. They also threw the tortoise down the street and stomped on its shell until it broke and the tortoise died.
It looks like Jorah Mormont had it right when he told Khaleesi dragons could NEVER be tamed on Game of Thrones!
OK, so that actually doesn't really apply here! But in real life, pet bearded dragons are proving to be quite dangerous as they are believed to be the cause of a salmonella outbreak over the past two years!
Since February 12, 2012, at least 132 people have been hospitalized across
This is what crowdfunding was made for!
When Miles Jelfs, a citizen of Bristol, England, adopted a pet tortoise from a friend he immediately noticed something was wrong with the little guy.
The tortoise name is Cedric and he had a prolapse of the cloaca — which basically meant that he had a swollen penis.
Although the operation needed was a minor procedure, it HAD to happen to save
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