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    1. Introductions

      First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
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      Latest: New here! Still in research phase MPappagallo, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:27 PM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: SHY TURTLE marc3772, Jul 17, 2019 at 4:16 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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      Latest: Winners: To Claim Your Prize Yvonne G, Jan 3, 2019
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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Turtle retrievers Bountyboy, Jul 17, 2019 at 5:39 PM
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    2. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Spinach Kapidolo Farms, Jul 16, 2019 at 12:18 PM
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    3. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: what moral . . . ZEROPILOT, Jul 17, 2019 at 4:21 PM
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    4. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Easter eggs? Yourlocalpoet, Jul 11, 2019 at 4:18 AM
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    5. Tortoise Enclosures

      Building your first one? Experienced tortoise cage constructor? Post plans and photos of your hard work
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      Latest: Outside enclosure upgrade Maggie T, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:45 PM
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    6. Tortoise Diet and Food

      Make sure your animals have a proper diet. Post places to find suitable food, or even better, how to grow it
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      Latest: Tree identification wccmog10, Jul 17, 2019 at 4:31 PM
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    7. Tortoise Vet List

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      Latest: SINGAPORE Yvonne G, Mar 30, 2015
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    8. Tortoise Health

      Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
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      Latest: Cracked Beak Ray--Opo, Jul 17, 2019 at 12:53 PM
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    9. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Ghost vs spider web Yvonne G, Jul 15, 2019 at 6:00 PM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: CDT gender? Yvonne G, Jul 11, 2019 at 6:19 AM
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    1. Sponsor Subforum

      Tortoise Forum Sponsors may post their promotions, sales, and other news in this subforum. Please support these vendors as they support us!
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    2. Bartering and Trades

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      Latest: (SoCal)Two Red-Ear Sliders in Need of a good Home! Ionry, Jul 15, 2019 at 10:49 PM
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    3. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: Sulcata tortoise male for adoption South FL HemmanuelG, Jul 16, 2019 at 6:04 PM
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    4. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Found Sulcata - Gainesville FL kath423, Jul 13, 2019 at 9:33 AM
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    5. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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    6. Tortoise Product Reviews

      Tell us about your favorite and not-so-favorite tortoise products. Share reviews and comment on others' experiences
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    7. Tortoise Vendor Reviews

      Share feedback on tortoise-related vendors like breeders, feed and reptile supply companies
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      Latest: Tortstork Review Toddrickfl1, Jul 13, 2019 at 8:38 AM
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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    1. Off Topic Chit Chat

      Anything Goes -- Post about your breakfast, your car troubles, or your new shoes.
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    2. Other Pet Talk

      Dogs, cats, birds, or rats -- talk about all your other pets here!
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      Latest: Our cat. EllieMay, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:24 PM
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    3. All Other Photos

      Share photos of yourself, your other pets, your friends, whatever you wish!
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      Latest: My Other Pets russian/sulcata/tortoise, Jun 29, 2019
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: Convention questions Tom, Jul 7, 2019
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    5. Personal Promotion

      Members with 100+ posts can use this forum to promote their own projects: causes, websites, businesses or other endeavors
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      Latest: COLD DARK ROOM EllieMay, Jul 17, 2019 at 6:15 PM
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    6. Site Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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