I love this tortoise her shell is so beautiful, her movement so purposeful. She isn’t mine but one day I hope to her even more justice with a pen and ink!
Thanks to Simon for sharing.
It is said that a ‘tortoise dives into a primeval ocean and brings up a small piece of earth from which the universe is created’. There are several myths about tortoisies among American Indians and Aboriginal Australians.
Press arrow at centre of picture to see the film. 1min 20 seconds – having problems with aspect ratio but working on it!