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  1. Tina the desert tort

    How big will my tortoise get?

    I have a male desert tortoise who I was told is about 5, I suspect he may be older but I am unsure. Anyway I measured the length of the top of his shell and it was just under 9 inches. Is he done growing? I was told by the rescue that he is about full grown. I will include some pics
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    Is this even legal?! Wtf

    Okay, so I have a desert tortoise who I adopted he is permitted and all. I was online looking for more informational content and found an add on tortoise town for desert tortoises for sale! I always thought this was illegal. Anyway can anyone tell me what is happening with this? It’s crazy as...
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    Help me see my Sonoran desert tortoise! Please!

    I just got my Sonoran desert tortoise about a week ago from a rescue! I was told she was a female and about 5 years old! However today she was pooping and something came out and then retracted after she pooped. Whatever it was, it was not poop. Was it a tortoise penis? I didn’t get a picture of...
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    Desert tortoise Hermanns cohab?

    I have a desert tortoise who I live and adore ?! She is the best. My question is some day in the distant future if I get more space, could she ever live with a Hermanns tortoise or any other tortoise species? If not I am curious as to why, I know some people are against cohabitating but the...
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    Texas tortoise

    Hi everyone I have a Sonoran desert tortoise and I have fallen in love with the Gopherus genus! I am wondering today about Texas tortoises! What are they like? Are they a desert species? I live in Cali can I adopt one potentially? Can they live with desert tortoises? And any other info you may...
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    Tina the tortoise!

    Hi, it’s Tina the Sonoran desert tortoise! Please follow my instagram for fun daily desert tort life and interesting stuff! I would really appreciate it!