Please help me identify this tortoise specie

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Please help me identify this tortoise specie

Postby Brakanjan » Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:29 pm

Our neighbor brought the lttle guy over to show my son, apparently about 100 hatched in their back yard.

I want to identify it, to know what to feed him.

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If its bigger i will try release it into the wild

What do i feed him?

I searched all over the internet, but couldn't identify it
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Re: Please help me identify this tortoise specie

Postby Brakanjan » Sat Dec 12, 2009 12:37 pm

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Re: Please help me identify this tortoise specie

Postby Leos r gr8 » Sat Dec 12, 2009 7:10 pm

Thats a Leopard Tortoise. There is lots of info on the net about their care, but this is the season in which they do really well in the wild so maybe think of releasing him in a nice, lush area away from people.
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