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desert tortoise sounds

Discussion in 'North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)' started by rshair69, May 22, 2019.

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  1. rshair69

    rshair69 New Member

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    so I have a nevada desert tortoise and she has started making sounds, being kind of a new mommy I was wondering what sounds might mean
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    Hello and welcome to the TFO. I don't really have info on your type of tortoise. There are places you can go on this site though that may already answer your questions for a desert tortoise. Best wishes. In the meantime think about what kind of sound is she making...
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    We definetly need to know what type of sounds. An audio fecording would be great. Oh by the way greetings! & welcome to the forum.
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    Can we get some pictures and possibly a recording of the sounds? Welcome to the site!:)
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    Coco Channell New Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    My Pixie first made bark like small dog when I told her no sternly not to dig under concrete fence I was shocked she must of spent first 11 years with dogs Now she says thank you if we give her a strawberry or treat she likes It a little bark Once a roof tile fell on her foot and she cried out Desert tortoises make sounds and know their name and come when called Our Pixie is like a little dog. Very smart
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    LOL...tortoise can and do make perfectly fine and safe noises....so noises alone, are aok.
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    Yeah, long as she does not start telling youo_O to take out the garbage and the cat.......
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