No allusion was openly made either to monkeys, tortoises or jelly-fish.
Turtles and tortoises belong to the order known as Chelonia.
They are not such slow travellers as the turtles and tortoises.
Taking the reptiles in their natural order, we must begin with the tortoises.
In all the rivers and lakes, tortoises and turtles of several kinds are abundant.
The last of the provisions carried on board were the turtles and tortoises.
At the base are hung the heads of hogs and tortoises, offerings to the idols.
Of reptiles, the most common are snakes, lizards, and tortoises.
The tortoises were big enough to shelter at least a dozen men.
What had the squirrels and the tortoises been guilty of, that they should be destroyed?