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Anna
Anna
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I acquired an African Sidenecked Slider from a student who
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We have a African side neck turtle about 7 inch length and 5
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Anna
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My red slider has lived in water for four six years ,the last
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Anna
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I have had my African sideneck turtles for about three months
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Anna
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OK there is alot to say. I will try to make it short. Right
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Anna
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We found a turtle and about a wk later she laid 6 eggs some
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My res took a zig zag course into the garden, about 50metres
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We live on Long Beach Island, NJ about 200 yards from the bay
We live on Long Beach Island, NJ about 200 yards from the bay and about 200 yards from the top of the 20 foot ocean dunes. Either from the bay or the ocean there is a street to be crossed. A turtle wa… read more
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my three year old red eared slider is trying to burrow under
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i HAVE 15 TURTLE EGGS AFRIACN LEOPARD, HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE
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Anna
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MY ALBINO RED EAR SLIDER LAID HER EGGS IN THE WATER. I ...
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