New Tortoise Mom!


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Nov 16, 2020
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Hi everyone! My name is Britt & I have just adopted a 6 year old male Russian Tortoise. His name is Seashell 🤗. I have read and understand that this breed of tortoise does hibernate, and being it’s already mid November I am looking for advice on what to expect of his behavior. I give him short warm soak baths, he perks up pretty easily (but definitely seems sleepy) and is not afraid of me one bit. I have seen him drink water, but he hasn’t taken any food (I have had him now 5 days). Could this be his new move? Or hibernation? He sleeps most of the time.

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