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Mt tortoise has recently developed jowls on both sides. Should I be concerned? Thanks! Marty
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Hello,Thank-you for requesting me. I have been a Vet tech fr 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue.Can you post a picture of what you are seeing? This will help me to determine if it is something that needs to be addressed hands on by a Vet.Joan
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