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November 8, 2018

Meet Cal the Wonder Tortoise at Mounce Library November 10th

Cal the Wonder Tortoise is a local celebrity and will be “signing autographs” for his adoring fans at the Clara B. Mounce Public Library this Saturday, November 10, from 1 to 3 PM. Cared for by the Reptile Hospice and Sanctuary of Texas, Cal is one of many reptiles that helps teach the community about the husbandry and care of reptiles.

WHAT: Cal the Wonder Tortoise
WHEN: Saturday, November 10th – 1 to 3 PM
WHERE: Clara B. Mounce Public Library – 201 E. 26th Street, Downtown Bryan

Fun facts about Cal the Wonder Tortoise:

  • He is an African Sulcata tortoise, the 3rd largest species of tortoise in the world.
  • He weighs 200+ pounds and is more than 4 feet long and 3 feet wide.
  • He hatched from a tiny egg in 1999 and will likely live up to 125 years of age.
  • He calls the Reptile Hospice and Sanctuary of Texas home.

The Reptile Hospice and Sanctuary of Texas has served as a refuge for unwanted, abandoned, confiscated, and injured reptiles for more than 20 years in the Brazos Valley. The sanctuary has saved the lives of 400+ reptiles with more than 200 reptiles living at the sanctuary today, all supported through donations.

Learn more about the Reptile Hospice and Sanctuary of Texas at facebook.com/rhandst.

 
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