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Cowboy_Ken's tortoise tracking system

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  1. CtTortoiseMom

    CtTortoiseMom New Member 5 Year Member

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    Genius…..
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    (Sorry I was only able to get screen shots of the pics).
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    LOL, I love it. I needed that idea two years ago, when I kept loosing my little Leo in the weeds.
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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    ROFLMAO thats great
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    Cowboy_Ken Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    Thanks Mrs.C. For posting my tracking system. It is, I am proud to say, redneckery at its best. Where is Jeff Foxworthy when you need him?
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    pugsandkids Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    Love the pictures, what did you use to stick on the balloon?
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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    LOL. That's GREAT!!! I will have to remember that! :D
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    Cowboy_Ken Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    I used an oversized, fatty rubber band. Fred has pyramiding from previous keeper and that helps keep it in place. The rubber band had to be large enough that if it slipped off, it wouldn't creat a tourniquet action.
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    Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    Lol I love it!
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    bigred Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    Redneckery is a good thing
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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    What a good idea!!! Keeps you entertained too :cool: Just make sure the balloon isn't big enough to carry him away, haha.
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    Cowboy_Ken Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    A joke was made about using enough balloons to mimic the lighter gravity on the moon to further encourage the colonization of other planets by tortoises…
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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    That is HILARIOUS!!! :D
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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    Photoshopped and cleared up your image, thought you might appreciate it since you had to take a screenshot
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    RE: Cowbo_Ken's tortoise tracking system

    Friggin' hilarious!
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    Cowboy_Ken Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Best part is none of the few neighbors we do have, called and asked what was going on. Guess they expect to see such things here at “The Circle Double K Ranch".
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    Cowboy_Ken Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    I've got a muddy trail going through one of the pastures. It's got deer, dog, and now sulcata prints in it.
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    Love it! Definetly going to use it!


    Life is good :)
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    Often joked about doing this but never seen it actually done-it would work well though.
    They are hard to keep track of in large spaces.Mine all choose to go in different directions.
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