Strange growth on neck of tortoise?

Flanman

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Hi. Recently got this Testudo Tortoise and have had her for about a week. Unable to find out what this thing on her neck is. Should I be worried? Is it normal? She is a juvenile female, and I have observed this on only one side of her neck.

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LaLaP

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I have a Russian tortoises that has a smaller but similar growth on his neck. I think it's just a normal mole/freckle type of thing... but I'm no expert so hopefully you get a second opinion here. It doesn't feel like a lump under the skin does it?
 

Yvonne G

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I don't know what that is, but it MIGHT be an old scar from where the shell rubs the neck. Sorry I can't be more help.
 
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