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Cut on lip

Discussion in 'Regional Topics & Requests' started by Khetwanikaju, Aug 21, 2017.

  1. Khetwanikaju

    Khetwanikaju New Member

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    Hello,
    I have an indian star tortoise, i am not sure about his age too but i guess he is 3- 4 years old. From 2-3 days i have noticed a cut on his upper lip left side and i think which is also causing problem when he eats. So please help me to make him good soon IMG-20170821-WA0003.jpg IMG-20170821-WA0006.jpg
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    Hard to tell from just seeing it in a picture, but I'm thinking it's just a split in the beak, sort of like if you broke a fingernail. It should be ok, but give the tortoise a hard surface to eat off of, to keep that beak trimmed.
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    it will be okay naa?
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    Yes, it should be ok.
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    zovick Well-Known Member

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    The beak needs to be trimmed. It is too long, which has caused it to crack. You can do it yourself with nail clippers if you are careful or take the tortoise to a vet who can do it for you.

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