Yossarian

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What's going on with the left side of the tail in this pic. Is that exposed bone?

I was also wondering about that, the cloaca doesnt look right either. I dont think this tort is doing very well.
 

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Just pics of her eyes more wide she's been pretty active but still trying to pass her poop.

In image "PXL_20210207_205421524.jpg" she started using her feet
 

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You would do this poor baby a huge favor and possibly save her from death if you would listen to the advice you have been given.
Set her up in a proper enclosure that is enclosed and get temps and humidity correct along with the diet and soak daily.
If you don't want to use a uvb bulb then that's fine, let her be outside a half hour a day. However, she has to have proper heat, basking spot, temps, humidity and diet greatly improved in an enclosed chamber!
 

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Pic of cloaca and both legs. Why is her skin like that? And I don't see any exposed bone

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You would do this poor baby a huge favor and possibly save her from death if you would listen to the advice you have been given.
Set her up in a proper enclosure that is enclosed and get temps and humidity correct along with the diet and soak daily.
If you don't want to use a uvb bulb then that's fine, let her be outside a half hour a day. However, she has to have proper heat, basking spot, temps, humidity and diet greatly improved in an enclosed chamber!

She has access to sun most of the day, a nice basking spot, and well shaded area to go. I changed the enclosure to ideal specs too.

Fresh water daily, got most recommended sulcata foods, and making sure her temps are always 80s even at night.

Warm water baths @ 80-85 degrees for 30 minutes a day
 

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She has access to sun most of the day, a nice basking spot, and well shaded area to go. I changed the enclosure to ideal specs too.

Fresh water daily, got most recommended sulcata foods, and making sure her temps are always 80s even at night.

Warm water baths @ 80-85 degrees for 30 minutes a day
A baby in the wild would not be up and out in the sun most of the day, be careful. She should be in the closed humid enclosure most of the day.
The nice basking spot, if it's not 95-100 then it's not going to work. They have to be able to digest their food and the 95-100 temps is what helps them be able to do that.
Hopefully you do have it right for the torts sake.
 

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A baby in the wild would not be up and out in the sun most of the day, be careful. She should be in the closed humid enclosure most of the day.
The nice basking spot, if it's not 95-100 then it's not going to work. They have to be able to digest their food and the 95-100 temps is what helps them be able to do that.
Hopefully you do have it right for the torts sake.

She has access to the sun part of the day starting at sun rise. Her enclosure is mostly in the shade.

She never over heats, and always moves to shade when she wants.

Her temps when basking never pass 100 usually 95-98 degrees.
 

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Pic of cloaca and both legs. Why is her skin like that? And I don't see any exposed bone

I guess it must have been some kind of light glare. Glad the spot on the tail is OK.

Not sure on the skin. It might just be another symptom of all the other issues.
 

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She has access to the sun part of the day starting at sun rise. Her enclosure is mostly in the shade.

She never over heats, and always moves to shade when she wants.

Her temps when basking never pass 100 usually 95-98 degrees.
100 even 110 is fine as long as she can get out of it.
 

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Where does she live, Hawaii or Oregon? Where in Oregon? Why the 2 places, and if she's in Oregon, she'd better be inside 24/7
 

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Your little tortoise is making a valiant effort to stay alive under not so good conditions. In all your pictures its eyes are either closed or not open very wide.

The first few pictures show a very hard poop stuck to the tail, which gives me a clue as to why it can't use the back legs.

1. Set this baby up in a covered, humid enclosure and stop handling it.
2. Maintain an overall temperature, day and night of 80-85°F
3. Soak it daily for a half hour in warm water
If you just do this your tort will turn around. Believe how serious the minimum temperature of 80F is. And HUMANS wear sweaters as it traps the heat we create. Tortoise don’t create heat. Hence why she likes your body heat because she’s freezing to death in your room in a rabbit cage or in a cloth sweater. She is not strong if her back legs don’t work. It is not too late, make the changes while she is a baby. When she’s older you can keep her outside to thrive.
 

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more variety in her diet. What exactly is happening, I'm not sure, but grasses, weeds, hibiscus, grapevine leaves, etc. will help protect her in the long run
You must have a more stable temperature with places to heat up or cool off
 
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