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Old 17-03-2015, 06:29 PM   #1
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Default Abandoned tortoise: advice needed

Hi, I posted earlier about the tortoise that my friend found in her garden at the weekend. It had been abandoned by its previous owners. I'm now looking after it. I have no idea what kind of tortoise it is. Can anybody help. I've attached photos. It measures 5 and a half inches long (not including head) and 4 and a half inches wide. It's very sprightly for a tortoise that's been hibernating in the garden. I've only just brought it home so I'm yet to bathe it. Not sure of the sex. It has a longish tail if that's any help.
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Old 17-03-2015, 07:40 PM   #2
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I think this might be a turtle?
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Old 17-03-2015, 07:55 PM   #3
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I think this might be a turtle?
me too!
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Old 17-03-2015, 08:06 PM   #4
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I thought exactly the same thing.
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I agree, turtle. Ignor all my advise I've just put on your other post, for a tortoise 😕
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Old 17-03-2015, 08:57 PM   #6
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Really? OMG! How can you be sure? What are the main differences to look out for? I would've thought that turtles had flipper like limbs. Monty appears to have proper legs and claws! Plse advise.
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Old 17-03-2015, 10:00 PM   #7
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Most definitely a turtle Needs a wash and to be put in some water. Take some pictures after she is cleaned off and then we can tell species

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