Tortoises in the fridge

If tortoises become too warm during hibernation they are in danger of waking up and then not being able to sustain themselves.

So Shirley Neely of the Jersey Tortoise Sanctuary keeps them at a constant temperature in her fridge.

Tortoises in the fridge

3 thoughts on “Tortoises in the fridge

  1. For some reason, this is even funnier because there is food in there, too.

  2. I don’t think this was meant to be funny! The sad thing is that the idiot photographer from the media planted the foodstuffs which were bought at Gatwick airport and not available in Jersey. Most tortoise keepers use the fridge method for hibernation these days.

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