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Meet Jackpot! Shell okay?

Discussion in 'Redfoot and yellowfoot tortoises' started by Colemarie028, Jul 29, 2018.

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  1. Colemarie028

    Colemarie028 New Member

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    Hello all! We got our baby redfoot yesterday morning. We named him/her Jackpot since he/she came from Las Vegas! Wondering if his shell looks normal? I don’t really know what it should look like but didn’t know if the bottom of shell should have a dark spot like this? Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated! IMG_7863.jpg IMG_7864.jpg IMG_7865.jpg
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    He's adorable. He looks great. Welcome Jackpot!
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Yes, that's perfectly normal. The wrinkling around the dark spot will smooth out as he grows. He was attached to the yolk at that area. And the dark is just pigmentation.
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    Gorgeous baby and welcome!!
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    Keep him nice and humid and he will keep that fantastic looking shell. What a cutie!
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    Adorable! Welcome.
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    Welcome to you and that lovely little guy!
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