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Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms.. Three Galapagos hatchlings.

Discussion in 'Galapagos and Chaco tortoises' started by galapagosgirl1, Aug 4, 2018.

  1. galapagosgirl1

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    Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms.. Three Galapagos hatchlings.

    Beethoven(1) Hatch June 20, 2019
    Bach (2) Hatch June 23
    Brahms (3) Hatch June 29

    Video taken July 8.

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    Did you buy them? Hatch them?

    Why are you feeding them fruit?
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    I hatched all three tortoises.

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    Normal diet consists primarily of leafy greens, cactus, and an occasional treat of mushrooms, or berries. Broad leaf grasses are presently being grown.
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    However, some choose to harvest their own dinner!
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    This is great news! So glad to hear that another breeder is successfully hatching this species!

    I'd love to see any pics or info you'd like to share about how the adults or babies are being housed and cared for.
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    Beethoven enjoying his cactus!

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    Beethoven, Bach, & Brahms Closed Enclosure
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    Beethoven enjoying a breakfast of cactus.
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    Brahms...A little exercise with his breakfast!
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    ~ Me also......
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    Brahms decided to go for a morning climb before breakfast!
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    Cute babies and great names!
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    Thank you! I was shocked to see him climbing the side of his hide. It was 6am and my phone was upstairs. By the time I retrieved my phone to take the photo, he was on the top.
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    Beethoven enjoying home grown grasses and hibiscus (after first picking out the Romaine)

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    Lovely picture with that cute face eating, thank you for sharing...
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    Thank you! Love them to pieces. Afraid they may be little spoiled!
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    Thank you. There was a three month waiting list to purchase one so a friend helped me build one from expanded PVC.
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    Very nice!
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    Fantastic!

    Thanks for sharing.

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