TortoiseCam Is Go!

In the wake of my post about snail vine blossoms and our tortoise Buster’s addiction to them, my friend and fellow L.A. Metblogs contributor Julia excellently suggested “Dude, howsabout you webcam Buster so we can feast our eyes upon the tortoise feasting upon the flowers.

So of course I said oh hell yeah and cranked the porchcam off the almost entirely nonactive birdbath outside  and now we’ll have pretty much the following visual of some greens and some snail vine blossoms…

…that Buster may or may not wake up to stroll over to and quickly devour at some point. Fingers crossed we catch some of the hot turtle feeding action.

P.S. That’s just a still image above (not that it’ll change much live). The Webcams page wiith the motion-sensing version is here.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."