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Old 19-12-2020, 05:04 PM   #1
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Default Little 'rescue' Mix

Did you see what I did there !

I always think it is an incredible privilege to look after these little critters and I had an unexpected rescue end of October of some tiny teeny weeny ones, so thought I would share. tiniest is 20 grammes odd.

Also in the mix (not in the same TT) are the little Hermann's given by Gordon , doing well and cheeky as ever - but that's Gordon for you!

New TKs, always make sure plenty of fresh water as young tortoises perish under the hot lights and centrally heated houses if they (you) don't keep their water intake up - ideally bathe regularly, or monitor intake, spray area each day to create more humidity. I usually just plonk them in their water bowls and leave them there. Especially the rescue ones because they are traumatised usually and won't explore for a while.

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Old 21-12-2020, 12:02 AM   #2
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Gorgeous little tinkers, Clare.
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Old 23-01-2021, 10:54 AM   #3
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its very quiet on the old forum isn't it. is everyone drained with netflix boxsets.
Cant wait for more photos from everyone.....two of mine are up and under lamps but very tired still
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Old 23-01-2021, 11:13 AM   #4
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Nobody has much to say in the winter and with everything going on in the world not much they can do.
But not long to go now before torts are waking up. Saying that I have a new group that are up after having a short sleep so with some of my non hibernating ones I have plenty to keep me occupied which is keeping me going.
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I must of missed this post Clare. How lovely. What species are they? Well done helping them.

Ive had some wake! 2 days and a night of twelve degrees but sods law we have had minus 3/4 overnight plus thick snow since yesterday evening. It was quite surreal this morning standing in conservatory surrounded by bowls containing torts slowly aclimatising looking out at a white garden, greenhouses like frozen solid blocks of ice! Kept me busy bathing them, soaking coir (soil frozen!) & settling up temporary tables.
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Cute little faces!
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thank you ! they are spur rescues - she isnt much bigger than when we got her so I imagine she will remain small , its miserable here - what continuous doom gloom on the news - but did notice 188 active users this morning - spring is coming ! CB
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Have they all got double names, Clare?

Talking of box sets, how up-to-date are you with Vikings? We’re on the second part of the final season and only 2 episodes to go!
Looking forward to Michael Hirst’s new drama on Vikings in the lead-up to 1066.
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