Bad day for baby.

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68merc

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My baby was attacked by an older sibling. Just a warning to those keeping their babies together. I had 3 babies in the same pen and today at noon i found this one with his eye missing.
Has anyone ever had this happen?

 

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Sorry to hear that. I have witnessed aggression from bigger tortoises to smaller ones before. Now I only keep tortoises that are the same size together and even then these sort of things can happen.
 

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So sorry to see this Murray. Hoping for better times in the future.
 

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Really awful, terrible shame, hope the poor little thing adapts and doesn't get infected or anything.
As long as the other eye's ok I guess it can still have a happy life.
Good luck.
 

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Good luck with the recovery! How much larger was the aggressor?
 

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I had that happen with baby box turtles. Luckily it was only the shell the other ate part of, not an eye.
 

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So far he is doing well. No sign of infection and he is eating again.
On another note, I have 2 babies to sell.
 
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