My tortoise has been doing strange things lately

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Hello tortoise forum! Long time no see. Recently I was giving my Tort a soak, but then she started opening her mouth and heavily breathing. Then she proceeding to yawn and make a sound similar to steam being released, I don’t know how to describe this. Is this something I should worry about?
 

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I doubt it. She probably had something going on at the other end. . . gas?. . . urine?. . .just some sort of straining. You said 'she' but males do this in the water when the let their penis out.
 
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I doubt it. She probably had something going on at the other end. . . gas?. . . urine?. . .just some sort of straining. You said 'she' but males do this in the water when the let their penis out.
Well I did not know tortoises had a schlong, either way she’s a female, no wasping of any sorts or shell concaving
 
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