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Elongata hatchling -- neat color!

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Yes it would, are you keeping this hatchling? Then you can post pictures from time to time. That would be nice.
The only time I saw a dark Elongata was one from Italy. He was probably 2 years old or so. Very dark colorings, even his head. So different then my Turt. I was thinking of getting him, but I didn't.
How many hatchlings do you have this season?
 

Tom

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I'd like to follow his/her progress too.

The shell coloration is really interesting, but I love the all black legs and light head too. I love this species and I'm really fighting the temptation to jump in…

Please post updates for us?


@MichaelaW Have you seen this one? Check it out!
 

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I'd like to follow his/her progress too.

The shell coloration is really interesting, but I love the all black legs and light head too. I love this species and I'm really fighting the temptation to jump in…

Please post updates for us?


@MichaelaW Have you seen this one? Check it out!
You share my same temptation!
 

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Yes it would, are you keeping this hatchling? Then you can post pictures from time to time. That would be nice.
The only time I saw a dark Elongata was one from Italy. He was probably 2 years old or so. Very dark colorings, even his head. So different then my Turt. I was thinking of getting him, but I didn't.
How many hatchlings do you have this season?
This hatchling is my fourth this season. Sadly, I lost 8 eggs with fully formed torts inside. I have no idea what happened; there was no apparent cause -- obviously very disappointing.
 

Tom

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This hatchling is my fourth this season. Sadly, I lost 8 eggs with fully formed torts inside. I have no idea what happened; there was no apparent cause -- obviously very disappointing.
We've been talking about this sort of thing in a couple of other threads. Might be a helpful tid bit in there somewhere for you, or you might have a puzzle piece to give to us.
https://tortoiseforum.org/threads/2018-incubation-experiment.165106/
https://tortoiseforum.org/threads/c-angulata-successful-hatching-gardenstatetortoise.164802/

Let me know what you think.
 

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