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Anna, Reptile Expert, Biologist
Category: Reptile
Satisfied Customers: 3709
Experience:  Have owned turtles, snakes, amphibians, and lizards. Study and provide habitat for wild herps.
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I found this turtle and brought it home. It's about one inch

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I found this turtle and brought it home. It's about one inch in size. She/he hasn't at in 2 days now.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the turtle?
Customer: I have no Idea.
JA: Where does the turtle seem to hurt?
Customer: Someone played a prank and left it in a restaurant i work in. I brought it home and made a home (ish) for it. I gave lettuce and other leaves but it hasn't at at all.
JA: Strange behavior is often perplexing. I'm sure the Veterinarian can help you. What is the turtle's name?
Customer: I named it Maya without knowing the gender of this baby... And no one in my house knows about this so I can't take Maya to the Vet either.
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the baby?
Customer: I'm not sure... Never really had a turtle before.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Reptile
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Please let me know what I can do for this baby turtle.
Expert:  Joan replied 9 months ago.


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

Can you take a Picture of the turtle and its head so I can determine what kind it is.