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Babies on the way

Discussion in 'Leopard tortoises' started by diamondbp, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. Slow and steady

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    Fantastic! How'd you get her to shoot them into rows like that?;)
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    Slow and steady ;)
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    Great, something else to temp me to get another....lol
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    Slow and steady ;)

    Ha!
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    I am interested in a baby
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    Cool deal. I'll be doing an updated post once some begin hatching if you want to follow the thread.
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    Here are some pictures of last years holdbacks (which are huge now) and some pictures of the babies hatching currently :) ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735055.392550.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735063.175428.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735071.897435.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735081.552785.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735102.512621.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735124.922803.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735142.569500.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735162.982434.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1492735214.528009.jpg
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    I am looking for a 1-3 year old. If you change your minds about hold back.
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    I'll let you know if that happens. Thanks
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    Any available for sale? send me a pm please
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    Here are some of the babies produced this year from my 3 current producing females. Although hard to keep up with at times, it's such an enjoyable experience ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1495224046.935439.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1495224118.595582.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1495224129.483363.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1495224137.972885.jpg
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    Here are some current pics of my 4 holdbacks from last season . ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1496372026.164663.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1496372035.850842.jpg
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    That's a personal favorite of mine as well
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    Here are some updates photos of my holdbacks. They are growing at rates that are pretty insane. For some reason two are slightly pyramided in comparison to the 2 smoother ones. I'm pretty darn certain they are all female. They have never been tail tuckers. As early as I can remember their tails are almost always strait out.

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    Where do you keep the 4 holdbacks - outside? together? They look great for a 1 year old
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    They spend 90% of their time in a sealed vision cage. They get a small grazing period a few times a week and sunshine soaks 3-5 times a week. They are still housed together
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    They're so big!!
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    lol Isn't it crazy? They could potentially hit 10-12" before their second birthdays (march-april 2018). Most are already 7.5-8"
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    They are all looking very round;). Very beautiful Byron
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