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World Turtle Day

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Join the Wildlife Center of Virginia in celebrating turtles on May 23 for World Turtle Day!

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World Turtle Day 2015

How are you celebrating World Turtle Day on May 23?

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World Turtle Day 2015

How are you celebrating World Turtle Day on May 23?

Happy World Turtle Day! Sponsor Emma and/or Wilson to celebrate! World Turtle Day, Wildlife, Happy, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Ser Feliz, Animal, Animais

Caring for Critters

Happy World Turtle Day! Sponsor Emma and/or Wilson to celebrate!

After a long winter of recovery and rehabilitation, 11 Eastern Box Turtles and one Spotted Turtle are preparing for release, in "part two" of the great turtle release of The Wildlife Center of Virginia released three aquatic turtles at the end of April. Eastern Box Turtle, World Turtle Day, Aquatic Turtles, Crocodiles, Tortoises, Long Winter, Reptiles, Virginia, Crocodile

World Turtle Day 2014

World Turtle Day 2014 | The Wildlife Center of Virginia

Happy World Turtle Day! It's the perfect time to learn how to make your backyard turtle friendly! Wildlife Week, Sea Turtle Wallpaper, World Turtle Day, Amazing Animal Pictures, Wild Birds Unlimited, Turtle Love, Reptiles And Amphibians, Tortoises, My Animal

Magazines | National Wildlife Federation

Happy World Turtle Day! It's the perfect time to learn how to make your backyard turtle friendly!

Montessori Monday – Montessori-Inspired Turtle Activities for World Turtle day May 23 Science Montessori, Montessori Homeschool, Montessori Classroom, Montessori Toddler, Preschool Science, Preschool Lessons, Science Activities, Preschool Activities, Homeschooling

Montessori-Inspired Turtle Activities

A roundup of Montessori-inspired turtle activities for preschool through early elementary!

Join us to save the turtles! American Tortoise Rescue is a nonprofit organization founded to protect turtles & tortoises. Founders of global World Turtle Day! Happy Turtle, Turtle Love, Pet Turtle, Tortoise Rescue, World Turtle Day, Happy Hollow, Class Pet, Pets, Animales

Celebrate World Turtle Day with this Craft for Preschoolers

Happy World Turtle Day! Every year on May 23, the American Tortoise Rescue sponsors World Turtle Day. Beyond learning about turtles and tortoises, the American Tortoise Rescue wants us to take acti…

Emma the Russian Tortoise at the Wildlife Center of Virginia, dressing up as a "stegotortoise"! World Turtle Day, Russian Tortoise, Spring Mix, Hens And Chicks, Tortoises, Diet Tips, Helpful Hints, Virginia, Wildlife

Emma

Emma the Russian Tortoise at the Wildlife Center of Virginia, dressing up as a "stegotortoise"!

After a long winter of recovery and rehabilitation, 11 Eastern Box Turtles and one Spotted Turtle are preparing for release, in "part two" of the great turtle release of The Wildlife Center of Virginia released three aquatic turtles at the end of April. Eastern Box Turtle, World Turtle Day, Aquatic Turtles, Crocodiles, Tortoises, Long Winter, Reptiles, Virginia, Crocodile

Turtle Releases 2014: Part Two

After a long winter of recovery and rehabilitation, 11 Eastern Box Turtles and one Spotted Turtle are preparing for release, in "part two" of the great turtle release of 2014. The Wildlife Center of Virginia released three aquatic turtles at the end of April.

Wilson was found at Maymont Park in Richmond in October 2009.  He was likely an unwanted or escaped pet.  When he was found, his entire upper shell had been painted purple.  Center veterinary staff painstakingly removed this paint.  However, because Wilson had been kidnapped from an unknown location and had lived for some time as a pet, he cannot be returned to the wild. World Turtle Day, Gifts For Family, Wildlife, Shell, October, Paint, Pets, Purple, Animals

Wilson

Wilson was found at Maymont Park in Richmond in October 2009. He was likely an unwanted or escaped pet. When he was found, his entire upper shell had been painted purple. Center veterinary staff painstakingly removed this paint. However, because Wilson had been kidnapped from an unknown location and had lived for some time as a pet, he cannot be returned to the wild.

WIlson the Eastern Box Turtle at the Wildlife Center of Virginia - looking fancy at the 2013 Annual Gala! Eastern Box Turtle, World Turtle Day, Virginia, Wildlife, Fancy, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Animal

2021 Gala: Please Join Us!

WIlson the Eastern Box Turtle at the Wildlife Center of Virginia - looking fancy at the 2013 Annual Gala!

Emma came to the Wildlife Center in October 2000. She was found wandering the grounds of the University of Virginia, far from her native desert territory. Most likely an escaped or abandoned pet, Emma could not survive on her own in this climate. Emma now lives at the Wildlife Center and teaches children the importance of leaving native animals in their natural environment. World Turtle Day, University Of Virginia, Adorable Animals, Gifts For Family, Teaching Kids, Abandoned, Cool Photos, Wildlife, October

Education Animals

Emma came to the Wildlife Center in October 2000. She was found wandering the grounds of the University of Virginia, far from her native desert territory. Most likely an escaped or abandoned pet, Emma could not survive on her own in this climate. Emma now lives at the Wildlife Center and teaches children the importance of leaving native animals in their natural environment.

Education outreach extern Jackie Nelson poses with Wilson the Education Box Turtle at the Wildlife Center of Virginia. Learn more about Wilson, Jackie, and the Wildlife Center by reading Jackie's blog post. World Turtle Day, Turtles, Virginia, Wildlife, Poses, Education, Reading, Celebrities, Box

As One Door Closes, Another Opens

Education outreach extern Jackie Nelson poses with Wilson the Education Box Turtle at the Wildlife Center of Virginia. Learn more about Wilson, Jackie, and the Wildlife Center by reading Jackie's blog post.

The Wildlife Center of Virginia reminds you to help turtles cross the road but NEVER relocate a turtle to a "better place". Learn more about how you can help turtles! Tortoise Cage, Baby Tortoise, Giant Tortoise, Alligator Snapping Turtle, Eastern Box Turtle, World Turtle Day, Russian Tortoise, Young Animal, All Gods Creatures

Tips for Helping Turtles

The Wildlife Center of Virginia reminds you to help turtles cross the road but NEVER relocate a turtle to a "better place". Learn more about how you can help turtles!