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  1. Yvonne G

    Caption this (wrong answers only )

    "I think this vending machine is broken."
  2. Yvonne G

    COLD DARK ROOM

    I need to see the gular and the tail.
  3. Yvonne G

    COLD DARK ROOM

    I nicked my dad's keys and had a couple duplicate car keys made. My dad was a commercial artist, in business for himself and he worked long hours. So he stayed at the office during the week, home on week ends. He restored classic Ford phaetons as a hobby. So he had his favorite, a black '36...
  4. Yvonne G

    Tortoise found Houston

    Terapene carolina triunguis - or three toe box turtle. Probably native to your area.
  5. Yvonne G

    Box Turtle Variety Diet

    I add a bit of my Mazuri water turtle pellets (soaked) to the chopped up fruit and veg/greens, and I usually have zilla omnivore food on hand too.
  6. Yvonne G

    Swelling on my hatchling knees?

    Edema is water retention. You should make a vet appointment and re-read your care sheet tomake sure you have the tortoise set up properly
  7. Yvonne G

    My new room!

    I don't know what it is, but congrats!!
  8. Yvonne G

    Is this white on top of the shell normal?

    It just looks like either light colored dirt or hard water stains. I'll bet it goes away with a good scrubbing. (that is, if I'm looking at the same thing as you)
  9. Yvonne G

    Dry shell

    Daily for a week or so, then monthly.
  10. Yvonne G

    Dry shell

    Scrub the dirt out of the seams with a toothbrush and warm water. Dry well then add your coconut oil. Allow it to absorb for about 15 minutes then polish it off with an absorbent cloth. It looks to me as if you have a dessicating light over your tortoise. Either raise it up or remove it.
  11. Yvonne G

    HELP (feeding box turtles)

    Well, in the first place, baby box turtles need a very moist environment, so an enclosure with 'big boulders' and no substrate isn't good. Chop up your greens along with a bit of fruit in a bowl then add some juice from a can of cat food and mix it all up so everything is coated with the...
  12. Yvonne G

    COLD DARK ROOM

    That's the trouble . . . she's very much alive and I'm a captive audience as I can't get up and move around.
  13. Yvonne G

    There is a black spot on my tortoises neck, anybody kbow what it is?

    It could be a bruise, but then again, it could be nothing!
  14. Yvonne G

    COLD DARK ROOM

    CALGON TAKE ME AWAY!!! That woman never stops talking. She never shuts up. I've started and stopped 4 TV shows since. . . make that 5, here she is again . . . since she's gotten back from taking Big Sam to Bakersfield. oh lordy. Someone save me!
  15. Yvonne G

    Is my Tortoise a boy or girl.

    Sorry, I have to disagree. While the tips of the anal scutes do point straight back, a female trait, that's definitely a male tail. It could be he's still in the process of changing characteristics
  16. Yvonne G

    COLD DARK ROOM

    Put it this way: I want outta this recliner!
  17. Yvonne G

    COLD DARK ROOM

    I fell and fractured my left wrist and right knee cap. Yesterday was surgery to plate the wrist. I'm home now.
  18. Yvonne G

    Tortoise bleeding from nose

    Let's hope he didn't swallow a sharp object.
  19. Yvonne G

    Suggestions for making baby food for baby sulcata

    That's good news!
  20. Yvonne G

    Tortoise bleeding from nose

    You'll have to pry his mouth open and see if he has something sharp in there. A tortoise's nostrils lead to the roof of the mouth.
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