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Modest baby tortoise decides to leave his eggshell on

The new look for spring.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Apr 21, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 10:03 pm CDT

The great advantage in being a tortoise, as we know, is having a sturdy carapace for protection from predators and the elements. But one little guy wasn’t quite ready to show off his shell yet, so he left his egg on.

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This adorable video first turned up on the German-language “Turtle WorldYouTube channel last year, but we’d remiss if we didn’t share it with you now. You can tell it’s a bit awkward, stumbling around in the world before you’ve fully hatched, but this tortoire is sure to come out of (t)his shell someday.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKFbqKLsfPA

And is it just us, or does this look like something from Kanye‘s fashion line?

H/T Arbroath

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*First Published: Apr 21, 2016, 3:03 pm CDT