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Anna
Anna
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Anna
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Anna
Anna
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I think tha he is dead. A tine, eastern painted turtle. Legs
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Anna
Anna
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I have a baby painted turtle and he keeps his eyes closed
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Dr Gwen
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Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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We have a painted turtle, he's been with us for only a
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Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
Had my turlle out in the sun for about half an hour. He was
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Joan
Joan
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Ive got a roughly 2 inch diameter Eastern Painted Turtle that
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Joan
Joan
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My turtle that I have had for 8 years is not moving. I think
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Anna
Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Joan
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I noticed my young eastern painted turtle A) eating aggresively,even
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Anna
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I have a snapping turtle (baby) he is very active 90% of the
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
5,009 satisfied customers
My painted turtle is having problems - hes 1 year old, when
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Joan
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I have a 5 year old male eastern painted turtle. I just got
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lifeless..other one not much smaller with her mouth..mouth open
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Anna
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Anna

Anna

Reptile Expert, Biologist

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Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.

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35+ years experience as veterinary tech and 40+ years experience doing reptile rescues.

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