Battlepanda: Harriet the Tortoise, 1830-2006


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Friday, June 23, 2006

Harriet the Tortoise, 1830-2006

Harriet the Tortoise, hatched on the Galapagos Islands in 1830, died in a Australian zoo at the age of 176.

The turtle lives 'twixt plated decks
Which practically conceal its sex.
I think it clever of the turtle
In such a fix to be so fertile.

-- Ogden Nash