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New Redfoot, Darwin

Discussion in 'Redfoot and yellowfoot tortoises' started by jsheffield, Sep 29, 2018.

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  1. jsheffield

    jsheffield Well-Known Member Platinum Tortoise Club Tortoise Club

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    382g, despite spending a fair amount of time outside this last week.

    I spent some time and effort soaking down his outside enclosure before and during his outside time each day and I think it helped.

    Jamie
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    Beautiful!!
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    Darwin is just so Cute!
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    Thanks!

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    I put Darwin in his outside enclosure next to the fancy new tile covered with kibble and watermelon... he decided he'd prefer to mow grass around the perimeter instead.

    Jamie
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    I mean everybody enjoys a good salad before the main course!
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    401g this morning.

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    He is getting so big!
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    I've started pulling a handful from the 4x4 raised bed of mixed tortoise weeds/grasses/flowers I planted this spring; the last few days I've seen him wandering out as soon as I drop the greens in his enclosure... this despite the fact that he also eats his regular diet 6 days a week.

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    413g today

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    The hibiscus yielded three big and beautiful flowers today, which he ate, along with a reptilink and some papaya and strawberry, then grasses outside.

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    Darwin's spending his 4th of July outside... taking in some sun and enjoying a few yummy hibiscus flowers.

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    423g today

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    Darwin turned a year old sometime in the last few days, and we've been celebrating since my return from Morocco.

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    The day he came to live with me.



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    his stegosaurus costume



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    I love this boy!

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    Darwin is one of my favourite torts on the forum, he’s a lovely chap:)
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    432g...

    He didn't gain much weight in the 3 weeks since I last weighed him... I didn't expect much, if any, gain as he was on light rations while I was away for 16 days.


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    Darwin breakfasting this morning.

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