November 2018


Austrian Zoo Turtles ‘Divorce’ After 115 Years

TurtlesReports emerged this week of a very sad divorce in the animal world – the irrevocable split of a pair of giant turtles at an Austrian zoo after 115 happy years.

Bibi and Poldi have been together at the zoo in Klagenfurt for 36 of those years, previously living at Basel zoo in Switzerland, where they had grown up and become an item, the Austrian Times reported.

But now they refuse to share an enclosure, sad zoo officials have revealed, with zoo manager Helga Happ saying that “for no reason that anyone can discover they seem to have fallen out; … Read the rest