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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Chris Landis, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. Chris Landis

    Chris Landis New Member

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    Hello all! I have been reading your forum for several months. I just got my first russian tortoise at thanksgiving as a Christmas present. I live in kentucky and have has several sliders n box turtles in my life. I never kept them long as they were wild (off the road) and was unsure, but I'm very excited to be a part of yalls community and look forward to answers to all my little questions and problems!
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    Hello, Chris, and a very warm welcome to Tortoise Forum.:)
    One supposes that you've read these already, but just in case :
    http://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/beginner-mistakes.45180/
    http://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/russian-tortoise-care-sheet.80698/
    or http://www.tortoiseforum.org/thread...or-other-herbivorous-tortoise-species.107734/
    There are many Russian keepers here who will be only to glad to answer any questions you may have.
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 5 Year Member Platinum Supporter

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    Welcome to the Forum, Chris!
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    Welcome! We love to see pictures!
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    Thanks very much! and thanks for the links! Like I said I'm new to all this! So I'm very excited for the wisdom. now off tof rupp arena to watch the wildcats play!!
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    20170106_202543.jpg made mykie a cave last night after a bath!
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    Hi and Welcome!:)
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    Welcome ! I have a russian tortoise also :)
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