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Old Today, 05:45 PM   #11
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Help...
I have hibernated my hatchlings for 6 weeks now, and woke them up today. Slowly increased the temperature during the day, and 2 of the 3 are up and moving around. However the third one ist not moving at all, has her eyes closed, and doesn't respond to touch. I'm really worried and thing she might have died.
Is there anything else I can try, or is it really bad news?
I'm so worried.
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Old Today, 07:46 PM   #12
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Help...
I have hibernated my hatchlings for 6 weeks now, and woke them up today. Slowly increased the temperature during the day, and 2 of the 3 are up and moving around. However the third one ist not moving at all, has her eyes closed, and doesn't respond to touch. I'm really worried and thing she might have died.
Is there anything else I can try, or is it really bad news?
I'm so worried.
If the eyes are sunken inwards, then I would have to say the hatchling has passed away.
A gentle soak in water might have some response.
Even in hibernation a gentle poke on the leg should have a response, albeit slow.
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I am so sorry to read this, Julia. Not reacting to touch isn’t a good sign but it is always worth a bath to feel certain yourself. Worrying one way or the other isn’t nice for you so I’m thinking of you.
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Thanks for your responses. I appreciate it.

I have tried spraying her with water, and moving her limbs....but sadly no response. So sad.
I just wonder what I have done wrong. She was the biggest and most active of the three.

At least the other 2 seem ok.
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