“I’m walking on sunshine…”!

Our gopher tortoises were singing praises to the sunshine yesterday during their afternoon stroll.

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We took four of our gopher tortoises outside to Liberty Square for some sunshine and exercise.

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As you can see, they drew quite a crowd!

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We take the tortoises outside in order to give them Vitamin D which comes from sunshine, the Vitamin D aids in bone growth and keratin growth. The exercise helps them stay healthy and active.

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Be sure to visit our gopher tortoises on your next visit to the South Carolina Aquarium.