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I am living in a Big 5 game reserve near Pretoria in South
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I am at a university in Botswana. My colleagues took
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Joan
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Fee bought about a month old leaped tortoise last week from
Fee bought about a month old leaped tortoise last week from someone we thought was a breeder but can not get in touch w her..... Today notice it's face was all dark and smelled like his poop.. Could h… read more
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I have a 10 yr old leopard tortoise who hasn't had a stool
I have a 10 yr old leopard tortoise who hasn't had a stool in almost 2 weeks. what can I give him to help? he is still eating his tortoise food and drinking well… read more
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Hi I am looking at keeping a Tortoise but not sure how easy
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Anna
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I have a leapard tortus she will be a year old next month.
I have a leapard tortus she will be a year old next month. Fro the last 3 months she has been bubbly nosed an breathin funny so I thought she needed her beeding changed I was using aspen so I just cha… read more
Anna
Anna
Reptile Expert, Biologist
Bachelor's Degree
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Good evening. Our tortoise hasnt moved nor eaten for more than
Good evening. Our tortoise hasnt moved nor eaten for more than a week now and we had stupidly put this on the account of the unusual cold weather, thinking he was sort of going into hibernation again.… read more
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Joan
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his mouth opens and clicks and he doesnt get anything..walks away
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Joan
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My tortoise looks dead. Its front limbs are out and its head
My tortoise looks dead. Its front limbs are out and its head is slightly out with its eyes closed. Its back limbs are in its shell. The tortoise had been fine up until yesterday when it started openin… read more
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My tortoise (+/- 30 years) is not walking very much any more.This
My tortoise (+/- 30 years) is not walking very much any more.This seemed to start after the winter. She did not hibernate properly. Just became more sluggish. She eats a little, drinks a little and on… read more
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infested..feed my..given him baths and encouraged with new food
hello! just a few days ago i discovered one of the plants on my kitchen window ledge was absolutely infested with little green aphids and on closer inspection they had spread all over the pansies and … read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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Hi, I have a two-year old baby leopard toroise and when we
Hi, I have a two-year old baby leopard toroise and when we first got him he was very active and friendly. I don't think he has been the same since a younger cousin of mine accidently dropped him (now … read more
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Anna
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My mother has left my leopard tortoise outside in 0 C temperature.
My mother has left my leopard tortoise outside in 0°C temperature. It's not moving and I'm scared that he's dead. Is he 'sleeping' and can I wake him up and how? I'm really upset. I just want someone … read more
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Anna
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Bachelor's Degree
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sleeping..bath..probiotics would help but Ive noticed he was wheezing
My leopard tortoise has been off his food and sleeping nearly contantly for a few days, I checked his eyes yesterday and they have discharge. I took him out today to see if a bath with probiotics woul… read more
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