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Male red eared slider attacked female red eared slider (bit
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Anna
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My red eared slider is scratching himself until he bleeds.
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Anna
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I do about a male aggressive red slider among three
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I have a male yellow bellied slider and a female red eared
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deep V-shaped gash on one of her hind feet that was bleeding badly
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MY RED EARED SLIDERS SLEEVE AROUND HER NECK IS VERY SWOLLEN.
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My Red-Eared Slider Turtle fell out of his tank. The insides
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my one red eared slider has been chewing on the other ones
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