5 Year Member
- Jun 8, 2016
Sally doesn't like to be hand-fed. She is a picky eater and she is fed in her aquarium and if you come in she will stop eating till you are gone. It's amazing that they all have different personalitiesThat's lovely. I certainly think it is a really good thing to encourage your tortoise to accept and enjoy human contact - not just tolerate it to get food. Not all tortoises will put up with it- I know a lady who hatched a sulcata baby, and although she really loved it, the tortoise seemed to hate her, and peed every time she picked it up - but didn't pee or object much to anyone else picking it up.
If our Hermanns tortoise is eating, he will leave his food and come running to me, which I consider a great compliment ! It sounds like your Sally is a very friendly and trusting girl, which must be thanks to your care - that's great.