Oxford Tortoise Cuppers Disgrace

The annual intercollegiate tortoise race was held yesterday here at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Blue Peter showed up to cover the race, bringing the official Blue Peter tortoise. And, after being placed in the middle of the race circle, one of the tortoises successfully mounted one of the other tortoises.

4 thoughts on “Oxford Tortoise Cuppers Disgrace”

  1. Are these tortoises safe now there’s swine flu over there? Has anyone studied swine-to-tortoise transmission?

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