RainsOn

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Hello! This is my go-to place when I have a question about my Russian. Digger and I have been doing so well that there have not been any questions. However, ther is now a new development: Digger has grown a pointed "claw" at the end of his tail. It reminds me of the stinger at the end of a scorpion tail. I was just wondering what this means. Does it signify a turning point in his life cycle? OR something else - ? ? ? He is eating well, we relate to each other, he has an outdoor habitat and an indoor enclosure. He loves a good bath and eats a variety of foods. He is bright eyed, growing and his shell is good. He is asleep for the night so I will get a picture of the "claw" tomorrow. Meanwhile, say "hello" to Digger.
 

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NO! It does not look like your photo. This is a recent development. I will post picture tomorrow.
 

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Hello Digger. Looking forward to seeing your tail claw tomorrow!
 

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Maybe it was just a piece of stick stuck to his tail with 💩.
 

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Yes it has, Yvonne, how are you?
Hope this is clear enough to see; That little black tip is hard and pointed.
 

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RainsOn

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Thanks guys! I wasn't worried, just curious what is going on. Does it signify a particular age of a Russian?
 

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I think it may mean he's mature.
 
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Thanks for all the comments.
I would love to check in more often; I always learn something just by reading other posts.
We'll see.
 
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