southern california

  1. JBohrod

    Surrendering 6-year-old Sulcata in Southern California!

    Hi everyone! I have raised my 6-year-old male Sulcata since he was a hatchling, but life circumstances are now making it untenable for me to keep him. He is about 14 inches long, 9 inches wide, and weighs probably only about 8 pounds. He is in great health, raised on a grass and hay diet mostly...
  2. JBohrod

    Surrendering 6-year-old Sulcata in Southern California!

    Hi everyone! I have raised my 6-year-old male Sulcata since he was a hatchling, but life circumstances are now making it untenable for me to keep him. He is about 14 inches long, 9 inches wide, and weighs probably only about 8 pounds. He is in great health, raised on a grass and hay diet mostly...
  3. D

    Mr. T’s Hurt Leg

    We have, some type of, California Desert Tortoise that has recently been injured. For some time, not sure how long, he was stuck with a lead/rope around his front arm that was left on a chair in the yard after a dog bath. Somehow the tortoise had managed to get it so tightly wrapped around his...
  4. sammi

    Looking to remhome male Russian tortoise (southern california)

    Hello! I have had Ernie for about 10 years now. The vet estimates he was between 3-5 when I first got him, so he would be about 13-15 years old. Unfortunately my husband is military and we have to move to a place that does not allow exotics, and Ernie cannot come with us. I am in Southern...
  5. Poslo

    Hello from Ventura CA

    About a week ago I was driving from Ojai when I saw a little tortoise crossing highway 33. I pulled over and picked up the little guy (or gal) from the hazards of the road. Having never seen a tortoise in this area, I was very curious what kind of tortoise he was. Having grown up in the...
  6. S

    advice on the perfect tortoise for southern california?

    Hi everyone! I'm so grateful to have found this forum trying to scour for information on the web for how to raise a happy and healthy tortoise. I live in Pasadena California (lows in the winter down to 40s and highs in the summer up to 100; quite dry/arid) and am curious what what might be an...
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