Animals This “Divorce” After “Sex” Over 115 Years
VIENNA – Not just a man spent his days in a loving way. Beautiful moment, it can also be experienced by a pair of tortoise that has lived for more than a century. A pair of turtles named Bibi and Poldi.
Bibi and Poldi (Photo: Longislandpress & Dailycaller)
Unfortunately, the ‘marriage’ they have run aground, after 115 years to establish unity, because one of the turtle shell to bite part of their partner.
Reported by DigitalSpy, Saturday (06/16/2012), the two lovebirds treated animals at the zoo, Happ Reptile Zoo in Austria, had to be separated. The move was carried out by the zoo staff so that the shell Poldi no damage worse.
Unknown cause of one of their quarrels. In fact, the zoo’s staff to give aphrodisiacs (stimulants) special reptile to appease their anger, and allows them to reconcile.
Zoo boss, Helga Happ said,”for some reason, they can not stand each other now, but we hope they can make itup (again).”
Despite the zoo staff was disappointed that the age of ‘marriage’ must end the animal, but they realize that the act of separation was to be done. Thus, reptiles and weighs 100 pounds is not to kill each other.
Turtles known to live for 150 years or more. Thus, there is hope that the couple could improve their current situation.
“We have a staff that tries totackle the problem. Involve them to interact and we hopethey can find their harmony again,” said Happ.
From Wikipedia, the turtle is a reptile family that lived on land. Like their marine cousins,the sea turtle, the turtle hasa shell that protects it from predators.
Animals are known to have slow movement has a body size varies, ranging from a few centimeters long hinggu able to reach two meters.
Most of the tortoises are herbivores, eating grass, weeds, leafy greens, flowers and some fruits, but there are also several species of animals are omnivores in the family.