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NHgirl315
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 Help! What & How to take care of my new turtle!

Hello!!! I recently got a new turtle from a friend of a friend who wasn’t taking care of his turtle. Since I am such an animal lover, i had to take him in. I already have a water turtle, so I know what to do with him, however this box turtle is a mystery! Can anyone tell me what type of turtle it is, also if it is male or female. I also would love some ideas on how to make my new friend have a great life. So far I have a big water dish for him to soak in and also go to the bathroom. I feed him those colorful pellets and also spray him. Is there anything else I should know?! Thanks for all your help!!!




07/07/10  07:27pm

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 Help! What & How to take care of my new turtle!

Congrats! It looks like an eastern or a three toed (check the back feet) box turtle. You can get a lot of info from "boxturtlelist.com." Good luck!



07/14/10  11:08am

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  Message To: NHgirl315   In reference to Message Id: 2161024


 Help! What & How to take care of my new turtle!

HI there is 3 ways u can tell the difference from a male and female 1 is the back claws if they are cureved in like a bird its a male 2: is there a concave area on bottom of shell that makes a male and 3: u can check the tail. if the hole is close to the end of tail its a male hope this help



04/27/12  06:28pm


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