A whole weekend with this serious responsibility. I think I passed.
Oscar has breakfast
It’s quite a task to find all three of them, they are very good at hiding. So it’s a big relief to see a scene such as this:
Tags: breakfast, Testudinidae
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When I was a girl and learning Latin we learned a rousing song that went
Ego, ego sum testudo,
Pater, mater est testudo,
Soror, farater est testudo
Ego, ego sum testudo
Atque hoc superbio.
If you require a translation I will happily supply one.
A tortoise was of course the Roman military formation where they raised their shields above their heads en bloc.
They are rather gorgeous
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