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#1 Baskinginthesun

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 04:55 PM

Well I picked up my 2 Hermanns yearlings from Sue, Wizzasmum, today.
They are absolutely adorable- I am hooked already.
I know they are probably girls but I'm calling them Aloysius (al-o-ish-us) & Ulysses!! Family joke really. I have 4 sons, the youngest 2 Ross & Todd are twins & I always used to tell them that they'd nearly been called Aloysius & Ulysses- so it just had to be!!
They had a lovely bath when I got them home - unfortunately it had been a bit hot on the car journey back & then I put them in their table which they rushed about exploring, they've now dug down for a sleep but I still keep watching just in case one reappears!!
Will try & add photos but if I fail will get one of my sons to help later!!
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Posted 16 August 2013 - 03:33 AM

hi Kate

looking forward to seeing pictures of your new torts I bet their gorgeous.

that's it now you'll spend all your time watching these two you wont get any thing else done. :)



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Posted 16 August 2013 - 11:44 AM

Congratulations on your new tortoises, Kate. I wish you the best of luck with them.
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Posted 20 August 2013 - 08:51 PM

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Hopefully pictures will be attached!!
Aloysius is pic 1.
Ulysses is pic 2

Thanks for your welcomes!!
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Posted 20 August 2013 - 09:04 PM

They are lovely little torts :)

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 05:29 PM

Tiny babes... X lovely x x x hugs x

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Posted 21 August 2013 - 06:32 PM

Beautiful little torts, I love them, and as they come from Sue, you'll know they will be healthy and had the best start in life.

Do keep us updated on their progress with lots of pics

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Posted 22 August 2013 - 05:30 PM

Well I've had Aloysius & Ulysses for a week now & I think they've decided they're settled now!!
Prior to today they've dug down overnight, the lamp (combined) comes on at 0700, at 1000 I get them up & bathe them for about 20 mins & they're now passing soft urates & some poos. I then scatter their weeds around the pen & take outside. They were then burrowing back down again until the evening until I brought them in & got them up to go under the lamp again until 2000 - although they had burrowed down for bed well before then.

Anyway today after their bath they spent ages 'hare-ing' around (- or is that a big insult to a tortoise?!!!l lol) climbing & exploring, then basking for a while then off again, eating & rushing about again!! Very cute & amusing.

Does all that sound ok?




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