Harriet the turtle

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This is Harriet. She is one of Steve and Teri Irwin (Crocadile hunter, Australia Zoo) large turtles. She is extremely old. She is special to us as they have her birthday 15 November the same day as mine.


Guest - Dec 13, 2007 04:43 PM EDT
Hi all I have just finished reading My Steve written by Teri Irwin. Harriet is mentioned in this book as being 175years old and passed away last year. this photo was taken 5 years ago
Guest - Jul 10, 2007 06:55 AM EDT
I love turtles to. I would love to have some but when you have animals like this you have to be home to look after them. We go away alot and our trusty cat and dog is all we are willing to take on at the moment. Enjoy yours
Guest - Jul 09, 2007 08:24 PM EDT
i have to baby red eared slider turtles because some people think turtle are very stupid animals but they need to know. that they the turtles are amazing animals.
Guest - Dec 19, 2006 12:01 AM EDT
Alandra what a wonderful story. Thank you for looking
Guest - Dec 18, 2006 11:59 PM EDT
Love this photo, Tania. I had a tortoise years ago, before we left England, but it wasn't a giant one :) Gave it to my friend Sheila before leaving, and when I ret'd several years later, the tortoise was still alive. I wonder if these giant tortoises/turtles hibernate each winter like the smaller ones do? We used to let ours hibernate in my brother's bedroom closet lol. The following spring, I was in my brother's bedroom and heard this rustling coming from his closet and was startled, as had totally forgotten the tortoise was in a box in some hay there :)
Guest - Dec 18, 2006 10:27 PM EDT
Thank you Don. Steve and Teri with the family have done so much. We went to the Australia zoo 7 years ago. there was a small dirt carpark. We entered through a tin shed and into an amaising setting of wild things. We went over again 3 years ago with our daughters to this huge 5* park with enviromentally swing on everything. they mean and live what they say on tv. He is a very big loss to humanity
Guest - Dec 18, 2006 10:11 PM EDT
What a cool animal those giant turtles are. Nice capture. It is still sad to think about Steve Irwins death. A very neat guy he was, loved by many all over the world. Don

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