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My sulcata tortoise has eaten some crown of thorns plant and

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is now lethargic with eyes...
my sulcata tortoise has eaten some crown of thorns plant and is now lethargic with eyes closed?
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My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in Reptiles and Reptile Rescue. The Crown of Thorns is toxic to tortoises. He needs to see a Herp Vet as soon as possible for supportive care. : http://thetortoisetable.org.uk/site/plants_19.asp?catID=553 I can locate a Her Vet with a State or Country. lease let me know if you need a Herp Vet.

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