Because tortoises are one of my favourite animals.
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In 1789 Gilbert White, a prominent yet largely forgotten British naturalist, wrote “The Natural History of Selborne”. He wrote notes about everything around him including his tortoise, Timothy, who was later discovered to be a female. About three centuries later, Verlyn Klinkenborg, a North American author and newspaper editor, snuck into Timothy’s psyche and produced […]