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How To Raise Sulcata Hatchlings and Babies discussion thread

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Tom, Sep 6, 2010.

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    Was he sleeping before you take the pic ? I ask because of his half closed eyes.
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    Yes he was sleeping that's why his eyes were closed!
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    So he's ok?
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    Glad he was sleeping before you took the pic !
    Closed tortoise eyes are a bad sign....
    But I think you don`t have to worry about your little guy. A guardian angel was holding his wings over him !
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    Aww!soo true! Thank U for being so helpful yes both of his eyes are wide open
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    It is okay. It was a pleasure for me to help you.:)
    Now calmed down ?:D
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    Yes...sooooo much! I'm only wondering why his face is pale but it could've been from stress .
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    Thanks!
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    Is there a way to easily sex a sulcata tortoise young?
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    Mayby. Have a close watch on him.
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    Ok. It's only the tiniest bit Paler
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    There's a slight discoloring on the top of his head
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    Very slight I think.
    Let him sleep. Babies need a lot of sleep. Tort babies too...:D
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    HAHA!!true. Again thank you for your help!
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    In my little corner of the world it is late at night, so I will go to bed.
    Give your tort a kiss from me. Tomorrow !
    Good night.
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    Goodnight! Thank you! I will!
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