I was just digging through the testudo kleinmanni section and noticed this post! I'm currently in the process of waiting for my hatchling (fall 2019) and I also live in Chicago! How has everything been going so far? Really cool to see a Chicagoan raising some egyptians.
My name is Adam and I'm from Illinois (USA).
I don't have a tortoise yet, but I am very interested in acquiring a beauty very soon. Right now I'm just doing a ton of research and learning about what tortoise will do best with me and my potential set up indoors.
I'm very excited...