Monthly Archives: January 2018

Oldest Denis Island resident turns 120: A Seychelles tourism attraction

New Year's Day on Denis island is not solely about ringing in another year – it also marks the birthday of one of our most famous island residents. Toby, the oldest giant tortoise on the island, celebrated his 120th birthday on 1st January, with a little help from Denis staff and guests alike. The team from ... Read More »

TRAVEL: Must-see attractions when visiting the Galapagos Islands

But it's the Galapagos giant tortoises you're really here to see. Farmers used to struggle to keep tortoises out so they wouldn't eat all of their crops. Now the welcome them and tourists along with them. They just slowly eat their way from place to place. They can weigh up to 550 pounds and often live to be ... Read More »

Tortoise MLP Fund (NTG) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.32

Tortoise MLP Fund logo News headlines about Tortoise MLP Fund (NYSE:NTG) have trended positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news so... Read More »

Ames women opens tortoise rescue

“If you get a baby tortoise as a pet, and it doesn't out live you, you're doing something wrong,” she said. “When I started keeping tortoises, I quickly realized they're not a very common pet, but they're a commonly neglected pet. I'm not talking about intentional neglect, it's unintentional because I know all ... Read More »

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (TYG) CEO P. Bradley Adams Buys 1500 Shares

Tortoise Energy Infrastructure logo Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE:TYG) CEO P. Bradley Adams bought 1,500 shares of Tortoise Energy Infrastructure stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 28th. The stock was acquired at an average cost... Read More »

The baby tortoises are adorable

Auckland Zoo: The baby tortoises are adorable - See 2886 traveler reviews, 1338 candid photos, and great deals for Auckland Central, New Zealand, at TripAdvisor. Read More »

The fox, tortoise and lion story: lesson for overtly ambitious politicians

Ambition in any pursuit is a good attribute for anyone desirous of success in any endeavour – that is, if it is healthy and pursued within the modicum of decency. People like Aliko Dangote and Mike Adenuga and advertising czar, Biodun Sobanjo could not have attained their present heights in the ... Read More »

Turtle-Tortoise Trade Lands New York City Man in Jail

A New York City man is spending six months in jail for stealing a nearly 100-pound African-spurred tortoise worth more than $2,000 after attempting to trade it for a musk turtle in Connecticut. On July 16, 2017, an employee at the Alley Pond Environmen... Read More »

Alley Pond tortoise thief sentenced to six months in prison: DA

“Millenium the tortoise's summer escapade that included crossing state lines has drawn to a close with today's sentencing of the defendant,” Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. “The rare reptile is safely ensconced in his habitat and now the defendant, who admitted to possessing the stolen ... Read More »

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