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"Cupcake"

Discussion in 'Aldabra tortoises' started by Alaskamike, Jul 16, 2014.

  1. Yvonne G

    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Such a pretty little animal. Too bad they smell so bad.
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    Alaskamike Well-Known Member

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    I know you folks in northern climates might laugh at us here in South Florida But for cryin’ out loud it’s cold today
    CupCakes hide hung in there at 70f. So I guess the pig pad + my insulation is sufficient.
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    :D So true! It's 27°F right now, and it feels warmer than it's been in a while here!!!!
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    64DC18BB-4477-4FC4-A1A8-370B728CC94C.jpeg CupCake getting to be a handful :)
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    Cupcake is a very pretty tortoise. You have every reason to be proud!
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  6. Alaskamike

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    Thank you !
    She ( he ) is my favorite tort. Love seeing her grow
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    Cupcake is gorgeous! Gonna get me one of those pig mats on the way. Thanks for the info.
  8. Alaskamike

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    Well , we are coming into our summer now & my torts are loving it. Got CupCake a pile of Cactus pads today. One of her favorite foods. Took a weight - 27lbs now. Still kinda a slow grower compared to some , but healthy and strong so that’s all that matters.

    She turned 4 in Jan. Only a bit over a lb when I got her from Aldabraman. My how time flys. She still enthralls. A bit of nature we rarely see. My own Jurassic Park exhibit.

    I’ll post a few pictures soon. She just woke up. She is a slow riser :)
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    I hate it when you disappear for long periods of time. Your posts and pictures are much enjoyed and your presence here on the Forum is appreciated.
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    Alaskamike Well-Known Member

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    Awww. Thank you Yvonne. I’ll try & visit more often
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    8315F987-7E6D-4AC3-A44F-CD6F6F428C09.jpeg Eating a treat of red bell pepper today. Her shell still looks like a bowling ball.
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    I'd hate to be a red bell pepper right now. What a handsome, solid tortoise. Looks like she's made of concrete, in a good way, of course.
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    97AF3F40-2BA1-4BAA-88E3-947A30C35901.jpeg Hibiscus day.
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    Darn it! I'm having trouble getting pictures to open. I think it's my slow DSL.
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