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Hygiene Station Illustration Process

Process I was doing research about turtle to understand about them better. Then I stumbled upon Turtle Spa BBC video mentioned in my Turtle Shower article. The little fishes attract my attention to do research on them. The more I do research on them, I have a better understanding of them. Imagining them cleaning the turtle’s […]

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Turtle Shower

Since turtles live in the sea, I thought they do not need to take shower. During my research, I find out that they also take shower. According to BBC Turtle Spa video, tiny fishes clean turtles’ shells. Surgeonfishes feed on the dirt in its shells. While they are cleaning, the turtle keeps still and adopts […]

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Baby Turtles’ First Life Challenge

Based on my previous article about Turtle Babies, we can learn more about the baby turtle’s first life challenge. BBC Earth Green Turtle’s Battle for survival video shows their instant challenge. Once baby turtles crack out of their eggs, they return to their mothers’ ocean. Crawling on the sands Leaving tiny footprints onto the dry […]

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Turtle Babies

Katie Daynes is the author for the Where do babies come from? children’s book. I find shocking facts about turtles. Mother turtle waits for night time then she digs a hole to lay up to 200 eggs and cover them up. The turtle babies are left on their own. The Green Turtle’s Battle for Survival […]

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What are the similarities on turtle and tortoise?

My previous article emphasises the differences between turtle and tortoise. According to my findings, there are similarities between turtle and tortoise. In Chinese, 龟 is the final word to determine such reptiles. 乌龟 means tortoise whereas 海龟 means turtle. In Chinese, 乌 means dark and 海 means sea. From the following BBC articles, we can […]

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A pregnant turtle

I’m surprised for an ex-colleague is inspired by my turtle mascot. Thus, he writes the following poetry. I have asked his permission whether he is fine to put his name in his written poetry. He is fine with it.

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What are the differences between turtles and tortoises?

I created my first turtle during my diploma days using clay polymer. But I draw a tortoise for my avatar profile. During my research, there are differences between turtle and tortoise. According to Chinese word, they give very specific meaning to these creatures. 乌龟 means tortoise whereas 海龟 means turtle. In Chinese word, 海 means […]

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What is the origin of turtle soup?

In my previous article about Why the Chinese love turtle?, turtle soup is one of the most famous Chinese dishes. Thus, I do more research on the origin of turtle soup. According to China Culture, turtle soup story originates from the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046BC) founded by Emperor Tang. Yi Yin was a renowned cook and […]

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Why do the Chinese love 💕 turtle?

Recently, I am intrigued by the nature and characteristics of the turtle. Suddenly, there are some flashbacks of childhood memories. A cake with tortoise design was bought for celebrating my grandparents’ birthday. Thus, I check about the turtle more. Before and during the Song dynasty, turtle represents longevity and long life. However, turtle soup is […]

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