I hope everyone has had a great Summer.
My Lady Dorothy turned 5, and she's doing just great. She's a real character.
As you can see from my "smallest leopard tortoise on TFO" thread, you can see that for her age, Dorothy is really small. She is, however, healthy & I assume happy. So...
It's been a while!
Lady Dorothy continues to grow, she's tripled in size since I got her in November, after 4 years of relatively slow growth in not so ideal conditions.
It's pretty wet, cold and humid here in the UK (no surprises!) but we are hitting 19/20C most days and the...
My Lady Dorothy is almost 5 and yet there's leo's on here bigger than her at just over 1 years old. I've got a few threads on it and the general agreement is that they seem to grow really slow in cooler climates & some are just generally slow growers :)
Thank you :-) It took her a while to come out of her shell, but once she was out she was off pacing up and down and all around haha. She nibbled at some grass and dandelions but not as much as she does inside. I guess that'll take time too :-)
It's a beautiful day here in England. The sun is actually shining for a change ;-)
It's always really bothered me that despite Lady Dorothy being a grassland tortoise, she has never actually been outside to graze. She was raised in a pet store environment and I got her in...