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Posted 22 November 2012 - 10:08 PM

Here are a few handy links to help you if you are hibernating your tortoise:

A step by step guide to hibernation, courtesy of Freddy http://www.thetortoi...bernation04.htm

The Tortoise Trust also have a couple of good articles on hibernating adults and juvenile tortoises
http://www.tortoiset...ibernation.html
http://www.tortoiset...cles/juvhib.htm
http://www.tortoiset...cles/hints.html
http://www.tortoiset...ticles/hib.html

... and some information on refridgerator hibernation
http://www.tortoiset...efrigerator.htm

Information on how to see if your tortoise is of a suitable weight to hibernate http://www.tinytorto...thy growth.html and http://www.ahailey.f9.co.uk/cond.htm

The Jackson Ratio charts for aadults and hatchlings can be found here: http://www.tinytorto...tio charts.html




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