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    My Russian Wants To Brumate

    Hello all, Back in April I got a Russian Tortoise named Sprout. At the time I did not realize he was wild caught, but have since learned that he is. According to my and my vet’s estimate, he is around 5 years old. He is kept inside and I don’t have a way to keep him outdoors at the moment. Here...
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    Advice for my baby tortoise - not eating and losing weight

    I would also like to know the answer to this. My Russian tortoise is doing the exact same thing. I’m not sure what is going on. He’s acting totally normal but hasn’t been eating and has been less active. I’d love to know if it’s a hibernation response or not.
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    Russian Tortoise Lost Weight

    To keep this short and sweet, I weigh my Russian Tortoise named Sprout (age unknown) every month. On August 23rd he was 433g and on September 27th he weighed 395g. I just weighed him again (October 3rd) and he is down to 388g. That means he lost a total of 45g in 5 weeks. Nothing has changed in...