Tortoise Couple Splits After 115 Years

Bibi and Poldi, giant tortoises at the Austrian Zoo who mated when they were young, are on the outs. After more than a century together, Bibi decided she'd had enough and started biting her partner's shell. Animal behaviorists have tried bonding games and aphrodisiacs to reunite the pair, but so far, no luck.

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Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. After 115 years together, one couple is calling it quits. Bibi and Poldi are giant tortoises who bonded when they were young. But after more than a century together, Bibi decided she'd had enough. She began biting her partner's shell. The staff at the Austrian zoo said they're not sure what caused the break up. Animal behaviorists have tried bonding games and aphrodisiacs to reunite the pair, but so far, no luck. It's MORNING EDITION.

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