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Why do they even keep the tortoise

Discussion in 'Debatable Topics' started by Pure Tortoise Power, Mar 6, 2019.

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  1. LARRY5469

    LARRY5469 New Member

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    Not the one I had in mind.. the one I saw had the toes separated and were actually made just for the chicken.. but what you shared is cute.. lol
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    Halloween 2018. She greeted all the trick or treaters. Her hat is just sitting there. It’s not glued or stapled!

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    Now that is just TOO CUTE for mere words!!! Thanks so much for sharing.
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    Would it be OK with you for me to share this pic in our newsletter? Thanks.. it would be in www.featheredfriendsforever.org monthly newsletter of which my Goffins Cockatoo does the funnies.
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    Sure, Larry. I tried to upload a video but 29 seconds was still too large.
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    Thank you for the permission.. video not needed.. my Goffins does the "humor page" for the newsletter and we are always on the lookout for crazy stuff.. lol
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    Here is a pic of our baby Sulcata.. we call him "Mr.T" we think he is about 9 or 10 years old.. we got him as an adult 2 years ago. The "pyramiding" was from his previous owner who didn't realize his dietary needs. As you can see from the food thrown up on his shell, he knows what he likes.. lol P1015409.JPG
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    Wow that's so a good looking sulcata. It's even got attitude! But I doubt if it's still a baby or not
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    Not a true baby maybe.. but he is our baby.. he thinks he is a dog, will come to me when I call him.. loves to be petted/skritched etc. That pan he has his foot on is about 22 inches across.. he weighs about 60 pounds.. but he is still a big ole baby.. lol
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    I will check out your site. I have a goofy Goffin and a mitred conure.
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    Please do.. we are a large, privately operated Tropical Parrot Rescue/Sanctuary in Harlem Georgia. If you were to ever get this way please come visit.. we are open for tours on weekends.. Sat & Sun 11:00 to 4:00 both days. Guided golfcart tours are available. We have everything from Finches to Macaws including one slightly spoiled Hyacinth.. lol
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    Is there one in Hong Kong (where I live)?
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    Not that I am aware of... I do know there is one in Singapore.
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    I might take you up on that sometime. I live in Gwinnett GA
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    We would be pleased to have you come visit. If you sign up for our newsletter it will inform you of upcoming special events too. www.featheredfriendsforever.org the newsletter is free and delivered digitally once a month so as not to clutter up your inbox. Here is that slightly spoiled Hyacinth I spoke of.

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    Some people have heated floors.
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    Me saying "temperature" in the second point includes that.
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    So DORBS!!!! I dress my Dartanian up each year too, much to his humiliation, you know... for photos. And each year I get the same look from him...the "oh my gosh...lady what are you doing to me" look. I'm referring to the initial post with costume....that where we started with this right?
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    He looking good
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    At least he had warm feet lol.
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