Turtle / Tortoise Garden Sculpture...is it a turtle or a tortoise???
"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."
Henry Dupere Tortoise/Turtle Garden Sculpture...The tortoise, or land turtle, like their marine cousins the sea turtle, are shielded from predators by a shell & are generally reclusive & shy. The turtle is one of the oldest known reptile groups dating back 215 million years ago!
A bit of trivia-turtle or tortoise? American English tends to use the word turtle for all species regardless of habitat, although tortoise may be used as a more precise term for any land dwelling species.
This long-awaited turtle is one of the more recent additions to the Henry Dupere collection!!! A must-have for the Dupere collector, be it in the garden or indoors.
A full-time artist living in Arizona, Henry Dupere is a skilled & passionate metal sculptor. His imagination, sense of humor, & love of nature are expressed in his unique metal garden sculptures! All of the garden art sculptures in the Dupere collection can be used to add a touch of distinction to any garden or home decor.