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There are a couple things going on with him. About 2 weeks
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A lifeless and her eyes are sunken back... She, Indian star
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We just got a tortoise yesterday. Since his bath, he is not
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,We bought a baby tortoise last Jan little grandaughter.
, We bought a baby tortoise last Jan little grandaughter. My daughter has been fanatical about looking after him. This past week he has been a little more sleepy than usual not eating as much. He was … read more
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joan, I've woken up this morning UK to find my 1 year old tortoise not waking up.
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My 5 year old sulcata tortoise has always semi hibernated from
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Anna
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i dont know if my tortoise is dead. He isnt moving, but his
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My tortious has a clogged nostril, he has a runny nose
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I have red footed turtle (purchased a year ago). She was hibernating
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we switched our turtle to a new tank two days ago seemed to
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I think my tortoise might be dead. He hasnt been eating a
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Hi I am concerned for my Sulcata tortoise. He has gone into
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I have a sulcata tort. I have had her about a week and she
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my Na wood turtle has become very sick due to the cold weather.
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