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At the end of a week that started with talking one friend down from suicide and ending with another friend actually committing suicide, and a whole lot of chaos in between, my neighbor drops by with a tortoise he found in the middle of a dangerous road and asked me to help.  


At first I thought he or is now a confirmed SHE was a Texas Tortois.  Thanks to the help of some INCREDIBLE people listed below, it turns out that I have the honor of a female Sulcata tortoise.  It is likely she was a pet that someone tired of and dumped her down my way.  So, if you see your way to donate a few bucks, all will be split between these folks.  I've listed their addresses in case you wish to do so directly.

Texas Tortois Rescue:

Texas Parks and Wildlife

4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744
(512) 389-4800  |  (800) 792-1112  |  TTY: (512) 389-8915
Operation Game Thief: (800) 792-GAME

Kai Williams
Executive Director
The International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council
PO Box 3197
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone 866.871.1869
[email redacted]

Thomas W. deMaar, DVM
Senior Veterinarian
Gladys Porter Zoo
500 Ringgold St.
Brownsville, TX 78520

If you can see your way to a few bucks, these folks went out of their way to help this creature on a Saturday morning in the middle on a pandemic.



  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 9 d


Liz Lyons Atherton 
Leander, TX
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