Tank the Teeny Tiny Tortoise from Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire, England (© Paradise Wildlife Park, Tank The Teeny Tiny Tortoise via Facebook)

ﯾﺜﯿﺮ ذﻛﺮ ﺳﻠﺤﻔﺎة ﺻﻐﯿﺮ ﺟﺪًا ﻻ ﯾﺘﻌﺪى ﻃﻮﻟﮫ اﻟـ3.8 ﺳﻨﺘﻤﺮات اھﺘﻤﺎم اﻟﻜﺜﯿﺮﯾﻦ ﻓﻲ ﻣﻨﺘﺰه ﻃﺒﯿﻌﻲ ﺑﮭﯿﺮﺗﻔﻮردﺷﺎﯾﺮ ﻓﻲ ﺑﺮﯾﻄﺎﻧﯿﺎ.

وأﻓﺎدت ﺻﺤﯿﻔﺔ “اﻟﺼﻦ” اﻟﺒﺮﯾﻄﺎﻧﯿﺔ ان اﻟﺴﻠﺤﻔﺎة اﻟﺬﻛﺮ اﻟﺼﻐﯿﺮ، اﻟﺬي ﯾﻤﻜﻦ ﺣﻤﻠﮫ ﺑﻤﻠﻌﻘﺔ ﻃﻌﺎم، ﻃﻮﻟﮫ 3.8 ﺳﻨﺘﻤﺘﺮات وھﻮ ﻣﻦ أﺻﻐﺮ اﻟﺴﻼﺣﻒ ﺑﺎﻟﻌﺎﻟﻢ.

وﻧﻘﻠﺖ ﻋﻦ ﻣﺘﺤﺪث ﺑﺎﺳﻢ ﻣﻨﺘﺰه “ﺑﺎرادﯾﺲ” اﻟﻄﺒﯿﻌﻲ، ﻗﻮﻟﮫ ان اﻟﺴﻠﺤﻔﺎة “ﺗﺎﻧﻚ” ﯾﺤﻈﻰ ﺑﺎھﺘﻤﺎم وإﻋﺠﺎب ﻛﺒﯿﺮ.

وﺗﺤﺪى اﻟﻤﺘﺤﺪث أي ﺷﺨﺺ ﯾﺮاه وﻻ ﯾﻌﺠﺐ ﺑﮫ ﻣﻦ اﻟﻨﻈﺮة اﻷوﻟﻰ، ﻣﺸﯿﺮًا إﻟﻰ اﻧﮫ “ﯾﻨﺸﺮ اﻟﻔﺮﺣﺔ ﺑﯿﻦ ﻛﻞ اﻟﺰوار وﺑﺎﻟﺮﻏﻢ ﻣﻦ ﺣﺠﻤﮫ اﻟﺼﻐﯿﺮ إﻻ اﻧﮫ ﯾﺘﻤﺘﻊ ﺑﻄﺎﻗﺔ ﻗﻮﯾﺔ”.

Tiny turtle on a bottle cap (© Pacific Northwest Turtleworks via Facebook)

Video still of a baby Eastern box turtle eating a raspberry (© PhiladelphiaTurtle via YouTube)

Tank the Teeny Tiny Tortoise from Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire, England (© Paradise Wildlife Park, Tank The Teeny Tiny Tortoise via Facebook)