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Tortoise Forum

    1. Introductions

      First-timers start here! Introduce yourself and your tortoises
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      Latest: New Horsfield owner Uk ALDABRAMAN, Dec 22, 2014 at 10:25 AM
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    2. Tortoise FAQs - New and need help?

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      Latest: baby leopard tortoise not eating much Steven1989, Dec 21, 2014 at 11:50 PM
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    3. Site Announcements

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      Latest: Tortoise Forum T-Shirt Sue Harvey, Nov 2, 2014
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    4. Tortoise Forum Contests

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    1. General Tortoise Discussion

      No holds barred - All Tortoise All the Time
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      Latest: Tortoise quirks ??? Yellow Turtle01, Dec 22, 2014 at 2:57 AM
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    2. Tortoise and Turtle Articles

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    3. Advanced Tortoise Topics

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      Latest: Cold Climate Winter Care For Aldabra Tortoise Yvonne G, Dec 21, 2014 at 3:28 PM
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    4. Debatable Topics

      For arguments sake. Remember to follow the community guidelines.
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      Latest: Bulbs Iochroma, Dec 21, 2014 at 7:30 PM
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    5. Tortoise Breeding

      Discuss breeding, mating habits, eggs, incubation and other reproduction topics
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      Latest: Pip and a Squeal gingerbee, Dec 22, 2014 at 5:43 AM
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    6. Tortoise Enclosures

      Building your first one? Experienced tortoise cage constructor? Post plans and photos of your hard work
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      Latest: Temporary outdoor enclosure feedback needed. Speedy808, Dec 22, 2014 at 4:52 AM
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    7. Tortoise Diet and Food

      Make sure your animals have a proper diet. Post places to find suitable food, or even better, how to grow it
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      Latest: My tortoise refuses to eat his hay Team Gomberg, Dec 22, 2014 at 3:08 AM
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    8. Tortoise Vet List

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      Latest: UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Yvonne G, Jul 16, 2014
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    9. Tortoise Health

      Tortoise topics relating to general health and medicine
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      Latest: HELP (dog attack) Tom pike, Dec 22, 2014 at 9:15 AM
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    10. Tortoise Photos & Videos

      Share your favorite tortoise videos and photos
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      Latest: Which Side Are You On? jeffjeff, Dec 22, 2014 at 9:58 AM
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    1. North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)

      Desert, Texas, and Gopher tortoises
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      Latest: New Desert Tortoise ascott, Dec 22, 2014 at 4:29 AM
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    2. South American Tortoises (genus Chelonoidis)

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      Latest: Sparky scute off!! gingerbee, Dec 22, 2014 at 12:04 AM
    3. Latest: New owner - advice please!! rach.sxo, Dec 22, 2014 at 9:57 AM
    4. Latest: ALDABRA TORTOISE BREEDER ALDABRAMAN, Dec 22, 2014 at 10:19 AM
    5. Latest: Albino Softshell Turtles Hatch mike taylor, Dec 22, 2014 at 6:25 AM
    1. Bartering and Trades

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      Latest: Turtle Survival Alliance magazines Anthony P, Dec 22, 2014 at 1:50 AM
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    2. For Sale

      If you're selling it, post it here
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      Latest: 8 month old sulcata needs a good home Corri, Dec 22, 2014 at 11:16 AM
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    3. Lost and Found

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      Latest: Lost Sulcata Grand Prairie TX tortdad, Dec 21, 2014 at 3:55 AM
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    4. Reptile Related Events

      Post local reptile shows, tortoise races, charity events and the like
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    5. Sponsor Subforum

      Tortoise Forum Sponsors may post their promotions, sales, and other news in this subforum. Please support these vendors as they support us!
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    6. Tortoise Product Reviews

      Tell us about your favorite and not-so-favorite tortoise products. Share reviews and comment on others' experiences
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      Latest: "Herbal Hay" zenoandthetortoise, Dec 17, 2014 at 2:48 AM
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    7. Tortoise Vendor Reviews

      Share feedback on tortoise-related vendors like breeders, feed and reptile supply companies
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      Latest: Deer fern farms ZEROPILOT, Dec 22, 2014 at 10:41 AM
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    8. Wanted

      Looking for something?
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      Latest: WANTED Golden Greeks jskahn, Dec 22, 2014 at 2:12 AM
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    1. Off Topic Chit Chat

      Anything Goes -- Post about your breakfast, your car troubles, or your new shoes.
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      Latest: Pretend Chat 2.14 dmmj, Dec 22, 2014 at 8:42 AM
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    2. Other Pet Talk

      Dogs, cats, birds, or rats -- talk about all your other pets here!
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      Latest: leaf fish ZEROPILOT, Dec 22, 2014 at 11:07 AM
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    3. All Other Photos

      Share photos of yourself, your other pets, your friends, whatever you wish!
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      Latest: Winter bloomers gingerbee, Dec 16, 2014 at 12:32 AM
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    4. Regional Topics & Requests

      Locate other Tortoise Forum members near you
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      Latest: AZ Tortoise keeper's almost-anything-goes thread jskahn, Dec 22, 2014 at 1:12 AM
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    5. Personal Promotion

      Members with 100+ posts can use this forum to promote their own projects: causes, websites, businesses or other endeavors
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      Latest: ALDBRAMAN on Facebook ALDABRAMAN, Dec 21, 2014 at 6:03 AM
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    6. Help and Feedback

      Get technical help and let us know what needs improving.
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      Latest: Fauna Topsites? Anthony P, Dec 22, 2014 at 1:57 AM
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