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My 30 year old Russian tortise is limb but warm eyes closed
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Anna
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Anna
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My tortoise has been off his food for the last week. I have
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We have a desert tortoise. Yesterday he was fine. We gave
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I have a russian tortoise. How do you tell if she is
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Anna
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I have a russian tortoise and she has a swollen eye that she
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my russian tortoise has not been feeling well lately. I have him years. Yesterda
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Hello, can you tell me can a Tortoise die in a very warm room
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I have a Russian tortoise and as she was walking around outside
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