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sore tail
Posted: 11/05/2014 by mrsking

hello im a new tortise owner I found tommy last week in a field no body has claimed so I have bought him a new table and basking lamp etc I have come down this morning and he is still on his table when hes normally happily roaming about he keeps going up on his back feet and his tail is out too can any help im worrid about him many thanks  

Re: sore tail
Posted: 13/05/2014 by Tom

Hello Mrs King,

Do you mean that he is "on his back legs" trying to get out of the table ?

Do you mean that there is something coming out of the tail, which looks "sore."

Some photos would be very useful to see what's happening & it should be possible to see which species he is.



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