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Meet the 'Ninja Turtles'

It's the first time the Lake District Wildlife Park near Keswick has managed to breed four baby tortoises and they're not open for public viewing yet but Fiona Marley Paterson's had a sneak preview.


Cumbrian Wildlife Park welcomes four baby tortoises

The four tortoises all measure around 5cm Credit: Lake District Wildlife Park

The Lake District Wildlife Park near Keswick is celebrating the birth of four sulcata tortoise babies.

It’s the first time they have successfully bred Africa’s largest tortoise.

Now three weeks old, the babies are two inches long, and are set to grow as big as or even bigger than their parents.