Hibernation

Torty23

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So my Greek girl been sleeping all day yesterday and still now , she was active the day before and suddenly she went into deep sleep , the weather is a somewhat colder but not the point where i think she should hibernate (roughly 18 C) .
I was wondering if it's normal for her to do that or not also I personally wouldn't risk hibernating her this winter since i just got her and i have no idea how her feeding was , so is there a way i could wake her up or something ?
 

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It shouldn't matter if your weather is cold or hot. If the tortoise is in her own climate controlled enclosure, she won't know what the outside weather is like. A tortoise should be living in an enclosure with heat and lights, a waterer and a feeding station, and a couple hiding places. Here's an example:

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So my Greek girl been sleeping all day yesterday and still now , she was active the day before and suddenly she went into deep sleep , the weather is a somewhat colder but not the point where i think she should hibernate (roughly 18 C) .
I was wondering if it's normal for her to do that or not also I personally wouldn't risk hibernating her this winter since i just got her and i have no idea how her feeding was , so is there a way i could wake her up or something ?
I saw that @Tom posted the comprehensive caresheet on your other thread. You really should read through that first because it will answer a lot of your questions.

Good luck!
 
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