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National Zoo Games

Photo credit: Brittany Steff, Smithsonian's National Zoo

 

Lots of Olympic athletes bite their medals while posing for photos, but the Aldabra tortoises actually sink their teeth into them! However, we’re betting the reptiles’ “medals” of squash, sweet potato, and turnip are far tastier!

 

nationalzoo.si.edu/nationalzoogames/

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Taken on August 6, 2012