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  1. Zamric

    The Elephant Queen

    With the pyramiding being so bad in the male, I thought someone had brought their home torts to make a cameo appearance. Since its a Movie that mimics Documentary and not a TRUE documentary, that well could be the case
  2. Zamric

    The Elephant Queen

    Last night I watched a Documentary/movie called The Elephant Queen the cronicels the Seasonal migration of a herd of Elephants on the African Savana. one of the many other animals they follow are a pair of Leopard Torts. The male was about half the size of the female which I totally expected...
  3. Zamric

    New Leopard Tort Mom seeking help with basking and hide

    What? No Pics?… Put that boy of yours to work if you cant figure it out!:p
  4. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    Right? We got to watch two of the egg laying and cover but never saw the process begin
  5. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    Hehehe, tell her all you like... she knows it all.... ...her on the other hand.... Ssshhhhhh....
  6. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    Now your here, explore all levels of the leopard Tortoise site then check out the habituate section To all TFO people, this is my niece and LONGTIME Fan of Turtles and torts in general!
  7. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    Well, that didn’t take long[emoji39]! My niece will be raising this little fellow... expected her to long on soon and start asking question about raising leopard torts![emoji16][emoji39][emoji38]
  8. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    I let them be expecting nothing. These were her 1st nest and I didn’t know if Eros was ever successful or if either of them were even fully fertile yet.... guess I know now![emoji57]
  9. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    Here’s and update..... we found one coming out for the hole.... what should we call it?
  10. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    I’m sorry, Yes, these are Eros and Gaia’s offspring.... she set 3 nest last November. The 1st one has @ 18 eggs and I have a wall built around it for when they hatch. She laid another nest about 2 weeks later.... that’s the one that hatched and it had 6-8 eggs. And there is a 3rd nest about a...
  11. Zamric

    Escaped Torts on the loose!

    A funny thing happened on my way to the store today.... the maintenance guy for our Clubhouse waved me down and congratulated me on being a grandpa... I looked at him curiously and he said the pool guy found 2 baby torts in the pool area (on the other side of the fence from my yard) Thursday...
  12. Zamric

    Gaia is at it again!

    Well, I found Gaia digging another nest today. She laid 8 or 9 in this one. Is this usual? So far her egg count is about 26 between the 2 nest...
  13. Zamric

    Gaia's Winter Surprise

    And to think.... I almost put off changing my broken sprinkler heads because we’ve had rain and I knew the sprinklers would not go off for a couple of more days. Awful glad I fought off a bad case of “The Lazies”!
  14. Zamric

    Gaia's Winter Surprise

    Thank you.
  15. Zamric

    Gaia's Winter Surprise

    She has one split scute on her rear end and one on her front end
  16. Zamric

    Gaia's Winter Surprise

    Thanks! She grown a lot since moving to the desert
  17. Zamric

    Gaia's Winter Surprise

    Thank you! Very little pyramiding
  18. Zamric

    Gaia's Winter Surprise

    Hello Everyone! I know I haven't been around in awhile and to tell the truth, after WalkingRock passed, I had little interest in seeing torts other than mine. Other than that, Life carries on. Today I was out in the yard fixing broken sprinkler heads (I hade 4 that I knew of). I worked my...
  19. Zamric

    Eros and Gaia Check in Fall 2018

    I gotta say, since we moved here to Southern California, they have exploded with growth! I know that Gaia has almost doubled her weight and size in the last year. Eros has also grown but not as much as Gaia.
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