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RE: Breeding golden greeks or greek tortoises

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Posted by: tglazie at Wed Oct 5 20:01:01 2005  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by tglazie ]  
   

I had some of these a few years back. They don't demonstrate the same tendencies toward hibernation as other Testudo (i.e. becoming less active and refusing food in reduced light). I believe these animals experience a cool down period, but one shouldn't drop the animal's temperature too much (somewhere around sixty degrees at the lowest).

For more info, the tortoise trust website is a good place to visit (www.chelonia.org).

T.G.


   

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