help identifying

  1. Talon

    can anyone help me, what kinda tortoise is this?

    hello everyone, someone left and gave me this tortoise to take care of her, but as far I don't know anything about her except of her being a female. So if someone can tell me which type of tortoise is she, also about the age and diet if possible because I feed her only lettuce and I feel it's...
  2. LavenderPickles

    Please help identify type of tortoise

    Hi all! I am very excited to be inheriting the family tortoise and in preparation for taking him on I would love your help. He is around 60 years old and my family who initially had him never knew what kind of tortoise he is. I would love to find out so I can research and provide the proper...
  3. I

    Help me identify species and sex of my tortoise

    Hello! New tortoise owners here! We purchased our first one at a local reptile shop. We were told he was male and Hermann and relinquished from another owner. When we took him to the vet….the vet said it looked female based on their shell and that it is a mixed species with Hermann and...
  4. E

    Something sticking out of its behind!

    Hello everyone. Today, my husband noticed something hanging out/ sticking out of our tortoises behind. I am that tortoise parent that freaks out about everything and this object i did not recognize! If anyone can please help? Should i be rushing him to the vet?
  5. J

    HELP. is his eyes ok?

    So I’ve had him for maybe two months now, and have recently noticed his eyes look a little different, I’ll leave some Info for so you know abit more but any help please. • A Hermanns tortoise • will only eat lambs lettuce, won’t touch anything else. • rarely comes out of his house • has a 10.0...
  6. M

    What turtle am I?

    Hi y’all, A friend of mine found this turtle, it was abandoned. Does anyone know what kind of turtle this is? Anything would help so they could take care of it properly! Thanks.
  7. irot

    In need of answers and advice

    I dont even know where to start.. I am concerned about my baby sulcata tort Lewy. It has been a rough start from the beginning. We got him in November 2022 from a seller in California who wasn't very informative and gave us incorrect instructions for his care. We live in Utah so we have been...
  8. tazpjm

    White tail tip

    Hello, I noticed that my tortoise had a white tail tip when I was bathing her. I'm not sure if it's a wound or a fungal infection. She's not acting weird or anything, she seems normal. Please help.
  9. C

    Any help is appreciated... Thank you in advance!

    Hello everyone, I am writing this post as I have recently rescued a snow leopard tortoise, I had noticed a guy had one up for sale on kijiji and the condition of him looked horrible so I picked him up the same day and immediately took him to the vet. I named him Jambo. Jambo is two years old...
  10. TheLastGreen

    Hingeback ID

    Hallo, I would like to adopt a hingback, but I'm not sure what type it is. The person says it's a tanzanian hingeback, (perhaps zombensis?) It can be skepii or natalensis but I'm not sure? I heard @tortadise is good, so I'm hoping they could help?
  11. M

    Help identify old boy

    Hello, Please could you help identify this tortoise? It has been with my wife’s grandmother for 65 years and is believed to have been 10-15 years old when she originally got it. The old boy is fit and active, but unfortunately Gran is now starting to struggle. Before committing to ‘inheriting’...
  12. LeafTort

    Help identifying tortoise?

    I was recently gifted a tortoise by friends who no longer had the time to look after her (don't worry, i've done a lot of research on how to care for them and she seems fine! currently moving her from a vivarium to larger tortoise table) but they only told me she was a Mediterranean tortoise...
  13. Jannra

    Can anyone help me identify my hermann's tortoise?

    So my hermann's tortoise has 4 vertebral scutes and is missing the 5th one that would be used to identify. The breeder had no idea if it's Western or Eastern just that his Hermann's are his smallest tortoises. He also breeds redfoot and Greek tortoises. Several of the scutes on the side are also...