Corpus tortoise fair gets fast and furious

Corpus Tortoise Fair witnessed a tortoise-on-tortoise “assault” this Sunday.  The Corpus’ tortoise’s misdemeanour against the Regent’s contender disqualified it from the race. Emmanuelle, who recently celebrated her 111st birthday, remained unharmed. She was later spotted celebrating with her fanbase.  The race champion was past winner Zoom, of Worcester College. Closely behind was Shelley, also Worcester, […]

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Brave Archie survives blaze

Archie, Wadham’s SU tortoise, had a lucky escape on Monday night after a fire broke out in his college enclosure. Wadham Student Union President Anya Metzer told the paper that the fire was started by a heatlamp being knocked over in the corner of the Snug (the college welfare room). She also stated that four […]

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Twin tortoise trauma for Corpus and Wadham

Oxford was rocked with two stories of tortoise woe this week after it was announced that one College’s mascot had passed away, while another’s has gone missing. Wadham’s tortoise, Theo, was reported to have left his companion, Archie, and broken out of his enclosure by burrowing under the wire. However, Wadham tortoise officer Joe Williamson was […]

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