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Old 15-09-2020, 09:05 AM   #1
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Default Has anyone else's gone down yet?

One of mine has gone down yesterday, 4 days later than last year. One always goes in September and the other in October. It doesn't seem to matter how warm it is, it's the warmest it's been since June
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One of mine has gone down yesterday, 4 days later than last year. One always goes in September and the other in October. It doesn't seem to matter how warm it is, it's the warmest it's been since June
Its funny as I live at the other end of the country and mine have been slowing down big time. Even when temps have been above 26c in the last few days. So maybe they are trying to tell us something :0)
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Old 15-09-2020, 04:18 PM   #3
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its strange this year. Usually my boy spur has dug down and dont see him til next year even though he may not be fully hibernated but post Bank holiday thats it. This year he is bombing around for food , which is making me nervous as rule of thumb, stop eats sept, purge 4 weeks october , packed or under by first week November. All the others are haring it round too. Big Margie even ate an apple today that was the size of a possum which had fallen down, CB
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My other one is slowing down, not eating much and not moving about much but has another 2-3 weeks to go until the usual time she goes down. It's a scorcher today too but doing nothing much at all. It's only 7c at nights
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My other one is slowing down, not eating much and not moving about much but has another 2-3 weeks to go until the usual time she goes down. It's a scorcher today too but doing nothing much at all. It's only 7c at nights
Here although its still very warm, mine seem to know the days are getting shorter and colder. Its over 20c her in the SE and my tortoises have not left the GH, not even earlier on when they are normally up and about. :0)
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Sandy are you sure they just dont know its Christmas 3 months from today - ! CB
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Sandy are you sure they just dont know its Christmas 3 months from today - ! CB
They certainly know more than I do:0)
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