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New Redfoot, Darwin

jsheffield

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

J
 

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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!

Jamie
 

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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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