Tortoise shedding??

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My tortoise has quite a few bits of flakey skin all around on his head and legs, can anyone tell me what this means because I don't know if its shedding or not because its been happening for about a month or two......
 

yillt

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My tortoise has quite a few bits of flakey skin all around on his head and legs, can anyone tell me what this means because I don't know if its shedding or not because its been happening for about a month or two......
It is dry skin. You can rub some organic extra Virginia coconut oil on it. Is it to hot? Or dry? Do you know what may be causing the dry skin?
 

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A photo would be helpful, but yes, it's probably just shedding.
Tortoises don't shed in one piece like snakes, but in little bits and pieces throughout the year.
It can look pretty scruffy at times, but is nothing to worry about.
 

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