I'm from South Korea and this is my new tortoise Donnie :>
I got him about a week ago and he's a Horsfield tortoise!
I've read a lot of useful information here before I got him so I figured I should just sign up.
Thanks for reading!
My Desert tortoise is in hibernation right now and I looked it up because I thought it might be too cold and it said it should not be below 50°F and I looked at the weather and it was 37° so I panicked and literally pulled him out of the hole I had him in outside and took him inside to his glass...
Hello all! I thank those who responded to my previous post about the concerns I had with my new Russian tortoise (ordered online, received a month ago). He is moving around A LOT more each day. He is basking more which is great. He started eating a little (emphasis on a little) bit this past...
Hello! A tortoise has been passed down from a few family and friends because no one wanted to take care of this tortoise. I have never had a tortoise before but I plan on staying committed in giving this little guy all it needs! I was wondering if anyone recognizes the breed and gender?
I have just collected 2 tortoises and I am overjoyed! I was given them by a friend who could no longer look after them but I felt very ill prepared!
Been to the reptile shop to get advice and before they moved in managed the following set up:
-Tort table (approx 4ft by 2ft)
I recently acquired a cute little tortoise from an acquaintance and have no idea what kind it is. Can someone help me? They also mentioned that there may be a little shell rot?! How do I find that out?
I just became a tortoise Mom a week ago, after rescuing a "3 toe box tortoise" from being run over in the middle of a busy street! (please excuse me if I am wrong, very new to pet tortoises)
I did some research on him, and do know that it is male because of his yellow spots on neck and arms, as...
my tortoise Alfie is 5 in may he is a boy for sure and is so low maintenance has free range of the house and garden whenever he wants. However I went to the pet shop the other day to buy him a new bed/half a log as he is too tall for his and saw a baby tortoise waiting to be bought and I really...