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Mango feast

Discussion in 'Redfoot and yellowfoot tortoises' started by allegraf, Jun 14, 2015.

  1. allegraf

    allegraf Well-Known Member 10 Year Member!

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    They got the benefit of a mango surplus here in Florida. It was a feeding frenzy! ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321245.272836.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321265.439160.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321282.782749.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321295.636978.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321308.419364.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321322.624574.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321335.086996.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321347.540674.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321356.957731.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321367.474636.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1434321377.358687.jpg
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Supporter

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    Mine are not too fond of Mango.

    It's interesting that some of your tortoises have a yellow sclera and some don't. Is that a geographical thing?
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    CharlieM Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I noticed that too. I attributed it it the red pigment touching or very close to the eye. Darker headed cherries don't seem to have it.
    In horses it can happen when a white area on the forehead touches the eye.
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    CharlieM Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Amazing photos of an amazing herd. I love them all.
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    Very attractive bunch there!
    Only one of my RF don't eat mangoes. (My male).
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    I hope mine will look as good when they are adults! Beautiful as usual. No mango surplus up north though...
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    So many mangos around this time of year that mine won't even eat them anymore!
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    My torts love mangos too! Thanks for sharing your pics. Your torts are very stunning :)
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    allegraf Well-Known Member 10 Year Member!

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    I don't know if it is a geographical thing, but they are born with it. The hatchlings either have it or they don't. It is not something that develops. Personally I love the sclera-makes them look mean! And makes for a nice contrast against the reds.
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