Click here for a SLIDESHOW of all the Kalila-wa-Dimna images from this manuscript. In this story, the turtle is distracted because of people shouting from below, not because of other turtles as in the Latin story.
M0640 (not in Perry). Source: Camerarius 380 (shortened). This fable is not in Perry’s catalog; it is a story found in the Panchatantra tradition. See the story of the fox who couldn’t keep her mouth shut, #49 or #526.