Help! (Peeling on plastron)

RedFootTortAz

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I have a young red footed tortoise that is approximately 3 months or so old. He’s roughly the size of a golf ball. When I got him I noticed these little skin like flaps on his belly but was told that it was normal from when he hatched. Can anyone tell me if there is anything I should do about them? I live in an extremely dry climate and having been giving him daily soaks for hydration. I also have been able to keep his homes humidity in the 80s consistently. I have attached a photo of the spot in question. Please let me know if you need anymore Info, thank you in advance!

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ZEROPILOT

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Thank you! I just wanted to double check that the little skin peeling off part was from when he was attached to the yolk. I’m a first time tortoise owner and wanted to play it safe.
That's the old umbilical scar healing up
 
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