Ologies: Testudinology (TORTOISES) with Amanda Hipps

What’s a tortoise? What’s a turtle? Why do they live so damn long? What’s up with their junk?

Wildlife biologist and testudinologist Amanda Hipps studies gopher tortoises and dishes about turtle nomenclature, cliques, dicks, behavior, burrows, evolution, habitats and more. If you don’t dig tortoises yet, you’re about to fall deep into a turtle tunnel in love with them.

 

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Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama.

Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists’ obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.


Science Topics
Biology, Zoology
Animals
Turtles & Tortoises
Biologist, Zoologist
High School
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, Adults

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