Daniel UriaFeb. 16 (UPI) -- A real-life tortoise and hare competed in a race in Los Angeles in an attempt to test the validity of one of Aesop's fables. (UPI Odd News) More
Customs officers at Malaysian airport seize 330 tortoises
May 15 (UPI) -- Authorities at a Malaysian airport said they seized 330 critically endangered tortoises that were falsely labeled as "stones" in boxes shipped from Madagascar. Customs officers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport said they searched ...
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 3:14 pm | Google News
Jet skiers rescue sea turtle tangled in balloon string
March 24 (UPI) -- A pair of jet skiers rescued a sea turtle they spotted tangled in a balloon string off the coast of California. Video shared to YouTube channel Wild Spirit Nature Channel showed videographers Angel Hernandez and Bryce Trevett riding ...
Posted on 24 March 2017 | 11:29 am | Google News
Fast friends: Tortoise becomes guardian of wandering baby bunny
Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The ancient rivalry between tortoise and hare seems to have ended after an upscale Arizona hotel's pet tortoise appointed itself guardian of a wandering baby bunny. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain hotel in Marana posted photos to ...
Posted on 27 February 2017 | 3:32 pm | Google News
Tortoise and hare become fast friends in adorable real-life Tucson fable
That race between the tortoise and the hare? A real-life Arizona fable ... There once was an African tortoise named Wamba who lived peacefully in a comfortable enclosure outside the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain north of Tucson. On cold nights she would ...
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 10:03 pm | Google News
Tortoise and hare face off in real-life race
A tortoise and a hare recreated the race described in the classic Aesop's fable in Los Angeles. The tortoise proved the fable correct by defeating the hare after the hare spent much of the race resting in the corner near the starting point. Screen ...
Posted on 16 February 2017 | 3:13 pm | Google News
Tortoise And The Hare Face Off In Real Life And It's Not Even A Close Race
I understand the theme of “The Tortoise and The Hare,” but as a child, it kind of went over my head. The lesson you're supposed to take away from the fable is “slow and steady wins the race” and you just can't rush through things and get cocky thinking ...
Posted on 15 February 2017 | 11:12 pm | Google News
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