Bringing leopard tortoises out

AztecPurse101

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Can i bring my baby leopard tortoises out for a walk in the garden? If so, how many hours is ideal? After the walk, when i leave them in their tables, should i switch the basking lamp on?
 

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Can i bring my baby leopard tortoises out for a walk in the garden? If so, how many hours is ideal? After the walk, when i leave them in their tables, should i switch the basking lamp on?
The tortoise should never be loose in the garden. You need to build a safe outdoor enclosure that includes lots of shade, as well as sunny patches. I like to give the tortoise an hour of outside time per inch of tortoise. Watch the temperatures outside very carefully, as they can over heat and die very quickly.

Indoors the tortoise always needs to have its "sun" to warm up under during the day.
 
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