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    Im seeing little hints of German in some of those words, “Gelukkige” looks a bit like the German word “Glucklich”, both mean the same word. And “Dankie” sounds like “Danke”. Maybe I’m just going mad:eek:
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    Hmm.... sounds interesting.:D
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    I think you are right, not mad:D:p
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    They can be relaxing to watch sometimes, they go foraging for food around 7pm and war commences early morning as they are nocturnal. It’s mostly to do with mating season, the Larger dominant male chooses a female. Non of the eggs survive because of the filter though. You should all ways have one male in each enclosure for that reason, but it doesn’t always stop the fighting.
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    I almost bought a little white dumbo ear that was too cute for words but my tank wouldn't have made him feel safe. Your tank is just right for your little guy and really has a natural beauty. I had ruled out a half moon tail because I was afraid I would do something to hurt his tail. He chose me.
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    Ooh. I shall tune in tomorrow morning :)
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    They have so much personality.
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    That’s because Afrikaans is related to Dutch and Dutch is basically badly spelled German :D
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    Ahh, that makes sense:D
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    Good evening all. JoesDad and I have been on another “Hidden London” tour this evening. This time of Highgate Station in north London.

    This station was built in 1876, and should have become a very important station. However, World War II got in the way and, while the underground station lives, now the overground station has been overtaken by nature and it is home to many creatures, including 2 rare bat species.
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    This is actually part of the platform... now much overgrown!
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    Yep....we’ve been pounded with thunderstorms. Luckily, i got the lawn cut first thing this morning and then a trip for some Sully food - dandelion, cactus pads and a few cactus “tuna”.
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    How does a little tortoise that has been in a thunderstorm and a deluge of rain still manage to get out of a rain soak?!!!! I was thinking I'd go out and save him and give him a fluff and buff and he was dry as a bone the little brat!
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    Mine know when it’s going to rain before it happens, they will go and hide in their terracotta pots.
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    Nature will take everything back, it`s only a matter of time. "Hidden London" is interesting. I like those "old" places. They are sometimes a little bit mystic !:)
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    Maybe they can smell the rain ( coming ). Tortoises are very clever with these things.:)
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    Sometimes he'll stay out of his hut and get a rain bath but not today. It was a pretty ruff storm. Lots of thunder, wind and heavy rain. I'll have to figure out a way to let rain run down underneath his hut in the future. He lives indoors most of the time so it's not going to kill him to get rained on now and then.
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    Oh my garsh...
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    It would really be nice if the building could be restored without disturbing the bats and other critters. It's a really beautiful old building.
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    One time I was at the doctor's office and he gave me the rubber glove treatment. I said to the doctor....... What a large ring you have.
    He replied that's not my ring. It's my wristwatch.:eek:
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    Empty glasses are exactly what friends should do! Wish I was closer to empty one with you for your birthday!! Hope it’s awesome.
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