A few warm weather pictures...

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Ben Awes - F SA leopard, hatched summer of 2013:

Ben Awes 02-14-15.jpg

Baby box turtles - hatched fall 2014:

baby box turtles 02-14-15.jpg

Baby desert tortoises - hatched Fall 2014:

baby desert tortoises 02-14-15.jpg

This is a leopard baby I found outside my side door, dropped by a cat or a bird and hatched in the ground:

baby leopard tortoise 02-14-15.jpg

try as I might, I can't get him to grow smoothly.

And last but not least, baby Texas tortoises hatched Fall 2014:

baby texas tortoises 02-14-15.jpg
 

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Warm weather, Not here yet, last night at midnight 15, this morning at 6:30, 24 now 4:29 pm, 44, after tonight not supposed to get above 32 for almost a week, winds tonight or tomorrow also supposed to be about 60 mph. I'm not complaining, basically we have not had a bad winter. but I did test the generators today just in case we need them.
 

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Ben Awes - F SA leopard, hatched summer of 2013:

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Baby box turtles - hatched fall 2014:

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Baby desert tortoises - hatched Fall 2014:

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This is a leopard baby I found outside my side door, dropped by a cat or a bird and hatched in the ground:

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try as I might, I can't get him to grow smoothly.

And last but not least, baby Texas tortoises hatched Fall 2014:

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They look awesome. That house is to die for. And let me have a guess at my first ever flower identification, its a pansy.
 

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They look awesome. That house is to die for. And let me have a guess at my first ever flower identification, its a pansy.

Aw, darn it...you were so close!! It's a viola.
 

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Aw, darn it...you were so close!! It's a viola.

Hi Yvonne. I'll get to grips with plants and flowers one day, For now as long as I know what a rose is i'll be in the good books with Dawn. :)

Are there any hibiscus flowers that flower all year round in the right climate?

Thanks
 

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I don't think so. The Rose of Sharon blooms all summer. Look into the different types of mallow/malva. I have a Malva sylvestris bush. It blooms all summer long and if the winter isn't too awful cold, continues to bloom through winter. Here's a picture of it as of right this minute:

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I don't think so. The Rose of Sharon blooms all summer. Look into the different types of mallow/malva. I have a Malva sylvestris bush. It blooms all summer long and if the winter isn't too awful cold, continues to bloom through winter. Here's a picture of it as of right this minute:

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I will get one. Can torts eat the leaves or just the flowers. Also I grow butternut squash,pumpkin and cucumber in the summer, Can torts eat these flowers and leaves.
 

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They can eat the whole Malva plant. And yest to the leaves and flowers of squash and melon.
 

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Love them all but especially the leopards. How did u get so lucky with the one who was dropped off??
 

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Well, I don't spend a lot of time in my leopard pen, so I most often miss seeing the females dig nests - unless they're still at it in the evening when I go out to make sure they're all inside. So this baby came from a missed nest and hatched in the big pen, was spied by a cat or a bird, and carried and dropped outside my side door. It was in cooler weather, towards the end of Autumn, and he's very slow to grow.
 
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Your babies look really good. You gonna put one of those Texas tortoises in your suitcase when you come visit me???
 

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You can always send them Texas tortoise back home to Texas . I just happen to know a guy that will take them in . That guy is me me me me! Haha we've had some nice sunny days here also .
 

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You can always send them Texas tortoise back home to Texas . I just happen to know a guy that will take them in . That guy is me me me me! Haha we've had some nice sunny days here also .
And a new and BIG outdoor enclosure......I'm so envy!!
 

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Hi Yvonne. I'll get to grips with plants and flowers one day, For now as long as I know what a rose is i'll be in the good books with Dawn. :)

Are there any hibiscus flowers that flower all year round in the right climate?

Thanks

My hibiscuses [hibisci?] bloom continuously as long as they are watered and not frozen though not nearly as much as during the summer. They are just run-of-the-mill red Florida hibiscuseseses.
 

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Ben Awes - F SA leopard, hatched summer of 2013:

View attachment 118480

Baby box turtles - hatched fall 2014:

View attachment 118481

Baby desert tortoises - hatched Fall 2014:

View attachment 118482

This is a leopard baby I found outside my side door, dropped by a cat or a bird and hatched in the ground:

View attachment 118483

try as I might, I can't get him to grow smoothly.

And last but not least, baby Texas tortoises hatched Fall 2014:

View attachment 118484
You need to build a bigger saloon . So them bigger tortoises can belly up to the bar for cactus juice .
 
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You can always send them Texas tortoise back home to Texas . I just happen to know a guy that will take them in . That guy is me me me me! Haha we've had some nice sunny days here also .
You notice she ignored my request for them.....
 

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