Turtles eating stuff make great pictures
A box turtle checks a strawberry before eating it at Region 8 DEC headquarters in Avon. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
In no rush. Ever.
"We could be here a while"
Rose of Tralee Aoibhinn Ni Shuilleabhain with 8-year-olds Mollie Grouse, Eugenia Grimes and Niamh Kavanagh in 2005. That race is still going. Image: Photocall Ireland.
Babies are always better
A zoo worker holds a seven-week-old Vietnamese box turtle named Vernon at Bristol Zoo Gardens.
All eyes on you
Image: PA Wire/Press Association Images
Image: PA Wire/Press Association Images
Angela's a bit wary
But it's just a model turtle. (AP Photo/Andrew Vaughan, The Canadian Press)
Oh, well then
German Chancellor Angela Merkel views a tracking device attached to a model of a turtle with Sara Iverson, a marine biologist, as she visits Dalhousie University in Halifax. (AP Photo/Andrew Vaughan, The Canadian Press)
Now, he's up to something
A smuggled Amboina box turtle is shown by an employee of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau in suburban Quezon City, north of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
You see, mixed feelings
This is a little on the gross side, right? Image: johnlamb/Flickr
A trio of Kemp's ridley turtle hatchlings make their way through the surf after being released into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
A young Indian roofed turtle crawls on the fingers of a custom officer during a news conference on wildlife seized in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)
The Long Goodbye
(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Getting into the spirit of things
Dressed in Santa Claus outfits, a diver feeds a turtle at Coex Aquarium in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
Again with the mixed feelings
That could be the alligator's fault though. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
Actual experimental turtle surgery
Holden III, an endangered juvenile green seat turtle, lies on a table as Dr. Greg Lewbart uses a turtle skull to explain the animal's wounds at North Carolina State University. He eventually underwent experimental surgery to repair a deep skull wound. Awwwww. (AP Photo/Allen Breed)
It's all about the journey, not the destination
(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
That's a smile
Isn't it? (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
SO. MANY. TURTLES.
Mud turtles crawl inside a basket as they are shown to the press during a news conference by Thai customs in Bangkok last year. Thai customs authorities said 431 turtles and other rare reptiles were stuffed into four suitcases and smuggled into the airport. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)
World Turtle Day
Garry "Stretch" Turner from the Circus of Horrors at the Ocean Tank, Sea Life Aquarium Brighton gives a gaping grin for the make a Turtle Smile appeal.
"It wasn't me."
A newly hatched baby Olive Ridley turtle wades to enter the sea, past a human footprint at the Rushikulya river mouth beach in Ganjam district. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)
Yep, it was the rabbit and turtle race for New Year's celebrations. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
(AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)
Dr. Bob MacLean releases a sea turtle that had previously been impacted by oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, back into the Gulf of Mexico in October 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
So gross they're cute?
Four Chinese soft-shelled turtles were given to the Blue Reef Aquarium at Portsmouth,by a university student who was moving out of the city and was unable to look after them any longer.
A man holds a newborn turtle before liberating it on Toluca Beach on the outskirts of El Salvador. (AP Photo/Luis Romero)
Here's looking at you, kid
Image: Bob the Lomond/Flickr
Yes, that is a two-headed turtle
A man shows the two-head turtle in Chaohu, east China's Anhui province.
The teeniest of tiny turtles
No, this is the teeniest, tiniest turtle that ever did live.
And the poor mite is an endangered Chinese species. He now lives at Bristol Zoo. Image: PA Archive
And here's the biggest turtle you'll see today
A giant land turtle walks in Galapagos National Park in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos, Ecuador. We're told he's a gentle giant. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Someone is NOT happy
"I said put me down." Image: cayusa/Flickr
Which Turtle is more famous? Lisa:
Of 1990s Saved By the Bell fame or .... (AP Photo/William Philpott, File)
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?
You decide. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)