Questions (What species? and what substrate to use)

Ntombizini Chunga

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Hey what type of tortoise is he? And between a blanket and soil which is best for a baby tortoise

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wellington

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Well, seeing there is no blankets in the good old wild where tortoises live and are originally from then the blanket is out.
Coconut coir, orchid bark or plain black dirt is what is needed
I dont know the species. Looks similar to a leopard but I dont think it is.
Possibly @Tom @Markw84 or @Kapidolo Farms can ID
 

Yvonne G

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I think it might be one of the hingeback species, but wait to hear from one of the members listed above in post #3
 

William Lee Kohler

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Nice smooth almost reverse pyramided natural growth;). I'd also guess less than one years growth as many or most tortoises(chelonians)seem to more than double in size in the first year if healthy.
 
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