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I found my baby box turtle this morning out of her bernation

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Hey I found my baby box turtle this morning out of her hibernation spot on her back with all of her limbs out. I thought maybe she was dead or dehydrated so I put her in warm water with Pedialyte and she started to move a little bit and bubbles came out of her mouth but now she is not moving at all and she's just sitting on her rock what do I do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Reptile
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with special interest in reptiles and reptile rescue.

Are there bubbles from her nose or mouth right now?

Ant open mouth breathing?

Are her limbs still hanging?

Do you have a UBV light, how old, linear tube or compact coul, strength?

Temps in basking are?

Is she responsive at all?