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Just wanted to show off her amazing transformation!

Discussion in 'American box turtles' started by blondie321, Dec 19, 2018.

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  1. blondie321

    blondie321 Member

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    This is my Florida box turtle that was prematurely hatched in 2014 I believe.

    August 2016 vs October 2018 ❤️

    She still doesn’t have full use of her left front leg but she doesn’t let anything stop her!
    This just goes to show how resilient these creatures can be with the right love and care! Keep up the great work everyone!!!

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    Wow! Are you SURE that's the same turtle? Hard to believe! What an amazing change.
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    She looks so much healthier now! Well done!
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    Wow! Poster turtle for good turtle husbandry!
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin

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    She looks great! I would have been hard pressed to say she could turn around like that.
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    That's impressive and heartwarming ... Great job!

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    Lol yes same turtle. I can’t believe it myself sometimes.
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    I am blown away. Amazing!!
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    Honestly I had my doubts and didn’t see much change for a long time. Then all of a sudden she started growing and changing into what she is now.
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    Nope, sorry. NOT the same turtle whatsoever in any shape or form. Now that's a NEW "Georgie Girl". WOW.:)
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    Tammy, you know dear, not everyone here is a dinosaur like you. You have to tell them to google the song "Georgie Girl" from about 1969.
    "Hey there, Georgie Girl
    There's another Georgie deep inside!
    Bring out all the love you hide
    And OH what a change there'd be!
    The World would see
    a NEW Georgie Girl!".

    Again - WOW. Incredible transformation!!! GREAT job.
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    You did a fabulous job raising this little one up. Such an amazing change. Great job!
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    OMG!!!!! That is a STUNNING boxie!!!!!!! :):<3::<3::<3:
    What a great job you've done!!!!!
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    I REMEMBER THAT SONG!!!!! :):):)
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    Incredible turnaround for such a lovely Florida boxie! You've done a great job!
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    So do I!
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    Thank you so much!!
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