Hermann tortoise doing something strange...

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Handsomebobsowner

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Hello
First time poster i have two hermanns both kept apart my oldest one of 3/4 is was doing something wierd this morning it was like he was shaking or vibrating and then at the same time forcefully wiping his tail on the subtrate which was churning the subtrate. if anyone can shed light on this is would be great :) :tort:
 

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Sometimes tortoises "wag" their tail prior to pooping. Maybe your tortoise is a bit constipated and is having trouble getting the poop out.

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Yvonne G said:
Sometimes tortoises "wag" their tail prior to pooping. Maybe your tortoise is a bit constipated and is having trouble getting the poop out.

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hmmm maybe but its strange as he had just done a poop in his bath maybe he wasnt finished :)
 
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