Tortoise Rescues Tortoise

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This video of unknown provenance shows a tortoise who has flipped over on his back. He's helpless until another tortoise rescues him by pushing him over.

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My guess is that it's not necessarily friendly. It looks like once the helper tortoise is done, he takes a little nip or two at the other's scutes and follows closely (pretty classic breeding behavior). Tortoises are capable of learning but I doubt if that was intentionally helpful.

(Keeper of more than 40 tortoises)
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