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sign of tortoise pregnate

Discussion in 'Russian tortoises' started by Raymond23, Mar 8, 2018.

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  1. Raymond23

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    is my rt pregnate if so what are some sypmtom of it and do they need the soil/dirt in order to lay them?
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    Yes they need dirt at least 6-8 inches deep and a big area. They are picky where they lay so give a big enough area that she has choices.
    The only way to know for sure is an X-ray. Otherwise she will dig holes. Some might just be test holes. Some will stop eating too, but not always.
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