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  1. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hello, I have 4 turtles and have not seen this before so hopefully someone can help me.. I took my ouachita map out today to check it over and noticed that its plastron seems to be sort of falling inwards in a kind of grid shape. Here's a photo, hopefully you can see what I mean. I hope...
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I took Wurtle to the vet today. He removed the dead bits of shell and had a good look. The area isn't too soft and the bone is a good white-pinkish colour so he thinks it's not too serious, however there is certainly some infection there. There is some evidence it may have spread slightly as...
  3. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    I've just checked on wurtle, who's hibernating and noticed what looks like a cut in his plastron. I haven't noticed it before and neither did the vet when he was checked before hibernation but I can't imagine it's happened in hibernation so I wonder whether it's just showing up more now as he's...
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