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    So sorry to hear of all the problems you are having due to the storm. Hope the power is restored soon. Stay safe.
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    Unfortunately no Ostriches in our parks but there are a couple of farms that have them. More found in the Cape area. The mating dance is magical to watch they wave their wings and bow turning around each other. Can be very defensive of their nests and eggs. Can kick like a horse and bite. Some...
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    Its been a great experience. Often been on a drive and see so many animals in one day. It's like being a part of Nature. Living amongst them has been a rare privilege. I know I will miss this way of life but in a couple of months it will be time to move back to the big city.
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    Happy Birthday

    My best wishes for a Happy And Memorable Birthday @Yvonne G
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    Wow that's lovely to see. My cat also warns me if any animals or people come onto the property. Bit like here in The wilds where I live. Hyenas warthog and Hippos in the streets at night. Even the occasional Leopard gets spotted ( excuse the pun) An odd Baboon and monkeys during the day. Seen...
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    I was always a bit scared of German Shepards but have found they do have lovely nature's and will protect their owner with their life if need be. Glad you are doing so well.. Take it easy. Good luck.
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    Hinged back tortoise with damaged Carapace

    Many thanks I will take your advice.
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    Hinged back tortoise with damaged Carapace

    Thank you I really appreciate your accessment and advice.
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    Hinged back tortoise with damaged Carapace

    Please does anyone have advice for me on how best to help an adult male hinged back tortoise that was injured and brought to a pet and bird farm that closed down and was later given to a friend that has a farm is the area. Actually she was given a female as well with scuffed carapace that peeled...
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    Anyone have any cute names for a dream tortoise?

    I chose Cruz ( like cruising)
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    Sh-h-h-h. . . Don't tell anyone. . .

    You need to show yourself a bit of ❤ on your special day. Happy Birthday 🎂
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    It is fast approaching midnight here so I'm departing this dark place in exchange for my cosy bed. Nite all . Nice chatting to you.
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    We have white backed Vultures here Cape Vidal Wetland Park and in the Umfolozi Game Reserve nearby. As well as Palm nut Vultures and Bataleurs but I have neveŕ seen them really close up. Do you call Vultures Buzzards ? Or are they different species ? is that a dumb question.! 🤣 Never thought...
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    I havnt tried orpunta but have 3 growing. Giving plants a chance to grow bigger. Will try ochra as I havnt tried that before either. Giving calcium supplements to help shell regrowrh.
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    I'm in similar situation. I'm tryingbto sell my home and might go back to Pretoria. 2 dogs and my older cat cat would be all I can take. Fortunately the torts have a home to go back to as I'm just nursing them back to health till I manage to sell up. So I have to find her a good home preferably...
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