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Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Peggy Sue, Oct 1, 2018.

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    Beautiful carapace!
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    Thank you :)
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    Been awhile since I have updated Sheldon is now 1lb15oz. We just finished building a new outside enclosure since he outgrew the old one his weight gain has slowed just a bit I think it’s from having more room to run around. His appetite remains great now working on getting him to eat more mulberry and grape leaves :)
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    Well that’s adorable! I bet Sheldon loves it. He’s pretty handsome too:)
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    I see you are in this for the long haul- installed stadium seating to watch him! Lovely
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    spotted our small part of Dodger Stadium :) my husband bought the set of 4 years ago when the Stadium was remodeled. Yes we actually sit there and watch him :D
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    B228347B-478C-447B-B8C8-BBEECA4AAE4E.jpeg Sheldon is now 2lbs :D and is definitely enjoying his new outside enclosure along with the offerings from the garden, never seen a zucchini blossom disappear so fast:)
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    Good job!!!
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    He looks great
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    Thank you, definitely means a lot coming from a old timer :D
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    Thank you so much, wouldn’t be possible without this Forum
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    655422B0-1A09-4913-B289-A561B70CEE5F.jpeg Sheldon is loving the squash blossoms from the garden it’s his favorite even more that mazuri :):<3::tort:
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    You Well it’s been awhile since the last update Sheldon enjoyed his summer and all his outside time. Sadly his favorite zucchini blossoms have come to a end the frost just took out the last plants. He still has quite an appetite. He had been with us for 1 year on Aug 29th he came to us 106 grams and today is 3lbs 4oz! Found some great comparison pictures of him from the first day to a couple weeks ago. He continues to bring us great joy. It’s amazing how steady they grow when conditions are optimal. Thanks to this forum :<3::tort: and a huge shout out to @Tom for helping me find a great Breeder after our heart break of losing a previous tort @Lancecham for being that awesome breeder and all around great person :) we thank you and Sheldon thanks you. Sorry for such a long post
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    87D62D3F-CE15-4D5E-A3D2-84C8C1DB45C7.jpeg Oh the difference a year makes 8D320601-B99A-4D39-88FE-9904A7F978AD.jpeg
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    wow......lol....looks good.
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    What a difference those first few days and weeks make, huh?

    Very happy to see a success story! :D
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