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I need some help. My red eye turtle is sick. There is no vet
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Anna
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Anna
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My daughters red ear slider turtle looks like a frog when
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My turtle is being bitten by the other turtle all around the
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Anna
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Anna
Anna
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His eyes are swollen shut and he will not eat. Red eared
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My adult daughters family has 2 red eared slider turtles.
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