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I think tha he is dead. A tine, eastern painted turtle. Legs
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We think our 10 year old turtle died last night but need to
We think our 10 year old turtle died last night but need to make sure he's not in hibernation. His eyes are closed, his legs are soft and limp and he hasn't moved from the position he was in last nigh… read more
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We have a painted turtle, he's been with us for only a
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Hi Anna, I have a murray short neck turtle. I am new to owning
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I have two 7 month old box turtles. Last night when I put
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Hi My son was given a red-ear-slider turtle in May and his
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feed my..his mouth, like he was being electrocuted at the time
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I have a small freshwater turtle thats shell is approximately
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I have a 7 year old eastern long necked freshwater turtle.
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nt moving, his neck and legs were dangling out and not moving.
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I thought my 11 year old bearded dragon was brumating but he
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we got a pet yellow belly cooter hatchling - 2 nights ago -
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he comes out to bath when its sunny and to feed..his eyes..lifeless
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Our turtle died suddenly. His light had busted over his
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