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The team identified genes possibly involved in the tuatara’s biological quirks including their long lives, which are the longest of any other reptiles besides tortoises.
At this point, you just needed to determine when the tortoise had finished 20 percent of the race.
ARE YOU A PINBALL WIZARD?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJULY 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Last week, the tortoise and the hare were about to begin a 10-mile race along a “stretch” of road.
ARE YOU A PINBALL WIZARD?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJULY 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Once this sum exceeded 10, the tortoise was guaranteed to have finished the race.
ARE YOU A PINBALL WIZARD?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJULY 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
To better understand this, let’s take a closer look at the tortoise over time.
ARE YOU A PINBALL WIZARD?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJULY 24, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
As a result of this stretching, the tortoise is now 2 miles ahead of the hare, who remains at the starting line.
CAN THE HARE BEAT THE TORTOISE?ZACH WISSNER-GROSSJULY 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The legs and arms were carved or made of costly woods, or inlaid or plated with tortoise-shell or the precious metals.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
As he glanced through the window he saw an Englishman in the shop holding a tortoise, which he was turning about in his hands.
The sheath itself was hardly less remarkable, made of a single piece of tortoise shell, studded with golden bees.
The tortoise is found sculptured on some of the ruins at Uxmal; it was also stamped upon the coins of Grecian Thebes and gina.

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