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#1 Kelly

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 12:48 PM

I've just posted this on the Facebook Group as someone was unsure of how to measure their tortoise correctly.

 

I though it might be useful to post on here too. :)

 

I find that ths is the easiest and most accurate way to measure mine.

 

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Here are a few useful links:

 

http://www.tortoisetrust.org/articles/measuring.htm

 

http://www.tlady.clara.net/measure.htm

 

http://www.thetortoi...easuring_66.asp



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Posted 28 April 2013 - 06:00 PM

Have you got him sedated Kelly..... When I try this I have arms and legs all over the place. :-) :-) :-) x x hugs x

#3 Kelly

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 06:08 PM

:rofl: No, I just have to be quck and have a firm, steady hand..... if he's feeling particularly frisky, I need to shout someone else to hold the book in place! ;)






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