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Spur the Sulcata

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by Stuart S., Apr 3, 2017.

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  1. Stuart S.

    Stuart S. Well-Known Member Tortoise Club

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    Just starting a thread to keep up with Spur's growth!

    Spur the Sulcata

    Born: 11/5/16
    Arrived: 12/2/16

    12/4/16: 49g
    12/11/16: 53g
    12/18/16: 57g
    12/27/16: 62g

    1/2/17: 65g
    1/9/17: 67g
    1/20/17: 76g
    1/28/17: 80g

    2/6/17: 84g
    2/15/17: 88g
    2/22/17: 92g
    2/25/17: 94g, 3"

    3/1/17: 97g

    4/1/17: 118g, 3.25"


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    Nice! Cute name too lol
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    Weekly Weigh In

    3/1/17: 97g

    4/1/17: 118g, 3.25"
    4/9/17: 132g

    Finally found some bok choy at our local grocery store and our dandelions should be blooming soon. Looking forward to the weather warming up around here :)

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    Enjoying a little afternoon roaming.

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    Will you be following local day/night cycles of 18-20 daylight and 6-4 darkness, or modifying it to a more NORMAL day/night cycle?
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    He's on a normal day/night schedule. Alaska's day and night hours drive me nuts. His lights go off automatically at 7PM. Little fella needs his sleep
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    1/2/17: 65g
    1/9/17: 67g
    1/20/17: 76g
    1/28/17: 80g

    2/6/17: 84g
    2/15/17: 88g
    2/22/17: 92g
    2/25/17: 94g, 3"

    3/1/17: 97g

    4/1/17: 118g, 3.25"
    4/9/17: 132g
    4/16/17: 140g

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    Weekly Weigh In

    Born: 11/5/16
    Arrived: 12/2/16

    12/4/16: 49g
    12/11/16: 53g
    12/18/16: 57g
    12/27/16: 62g

    1/2/17: 65g
    1/9/17: 67g
    1/20/17: 76g
    1/28/17: 80g

    2/6/17: 84g
    2/15/17: 88g
    2/22/17: 92g
    2/25/17: 94g, 3"

    3/1/17: 97g

    4/1/17: 118g, 3.25"
    4/9/17: 132g
    4/18/17: 140g
    4/23/17: 148g
    4/30/17: 166g
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    Weekly Weigh In
    Born: 11/5/16
    Arrived: 12/2/16

    12/4/16: 49g

    3/1/17: 97g

    4/1/17: 118g, 3.25"
    4/9/17: 132g
    4/18/17: 140g
    4/23/17: 148g
    4/30/17: 166g

    5/7/17: 177g
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    Someone got some sunshine time today, he explored the whole yard. It was a beautiful day! ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1494550048.454974.jpg
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    191g today! ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1494825808.689127.jpg
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    I've been out of town for about a week but Spur is up to 208g, finally past the 200 mark! We're shooting for the 1lb goal now! Hope all is well!
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    Nice growth!
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    I know I haven't been active on here these past couple of months, I've been super busy with work but Spur is growing great! We're at 275g and growing like a weed! I hope all is well! ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1500606978.938413.jpg
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    Spur.
    Great name. I took a 5lb Sulcata to my granddaughters 2nd grade class in Alaska. They were studying Africa & the teacher knew I had been there & wanted me to show some things I brought back.

    They didn't expect the Sulcata. He was the hit of the day. I think there was only one kid in the class that had ever even seen a turtle. They were fascinated.

    It's fun to watch them grow - quite the personality.
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    Thanks Mike, it is funny how many folks here are amazed by the fact that my family has a tortoise; like you're experience many of them have never seen one before.
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    Enjoying a little Alaskan sunshine. Willow was making sure the eagles didn't carry him off ;)
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    Ppl laugh about the Eagles. But , I watch her mine too like that.

    They've taken small dogs !
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    Btw. Your little sully looks great. Doing a good job keeping her hydrated. Hard in Alaska. :)
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