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Turtles Around the World

12 June, 2016

The Author has seen some impressive turtles in her travels across the globe: Beijing, Paris, New York, Boston and more.  The fierce dragon turtle at the Forbidden City is her particular favorite. Never has a turtle seemed more threatening.

Fierce Turtle Forbidden Palace

Fierce Turtle at the Forbidden City, Beijing

Turtle Lamp base - Boston Library

Turtle Lamp Support at the Boston Library

Flying  Turtle Grant Museum of Zoology

A Flying Turtle at the American Museum of Natural History, New York

Galapagos Turtle - Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle

A Galapagos Turtle at the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris

And on a Westminster Tobacco Company card collectable cigarette card purchased a Camera shop in St. Andrews at its Going-Out-Of-Business sale.

Tortoise

 

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