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RE: Taming and shedding

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Posted by: ChaoticCoyote at Fri Nov 5 09:16:19 2004  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by ChaoticCoyote ]  
   

I've been taking it slowly with Clyde; he spent most of his life in a small tank at a busy pet store, and I want him to gradually become accustomed to our household. He does seem to like the cave we built for him from a half-slice of ceramic pipe; he often sits in there, with just his head out, watching.

For now, I have him situated in a quieter side room, where I can watch him, but where he doesn't have to deal with the entire family all the time. I go in every hour or so, and talk to him. I've only handled him a couple of times, when cleaning his habitat.

Is there any way to estimate age? He measures about 25cm (10 inches) from snout to vent; with tail, he's about twice that long.
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