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leopards hibernate or not

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#1 Guest_maz_*

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Posted 24 April 2007 - 08:49 AM

HI All
Now I have been sorted about the viv versus table debate I come to another topic,in all the books and info I have read on leopards,
they all say not to hibernate, can anyone help please. I am becoming very confused as all other tortoise owners seem to hibernate their torts.Hope someone out there can throw some light on this subject.
Maz :(

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Posted 24 April 2007 - 09:44 AM

Leopards are one of the many torts that do not hibernate, as in the wild, their temps never drop that low :) :) A few others off the top of my head that don't hibernate include redfoots/yellowfoots, indian stars, sulcutas etc
I think most, but not all mediteranian species hibernate :-)
Hope this helps a little
Jo x

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Posted 24 April 2007 - 06:11 PM

Thanks for replying Jo, your advice put my mind at rest,now I can get on with adapting my viv to a table.:-)
Regards Maz

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