Other Turtle Discussion :: yawning

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Post Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 11:50 pm   yawning

does turtles yawn?
cuz my did
they move their throats
just like us when we swallow
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2005 8:49 am   

only when they're tired :wink:
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2005 6:59 pm   

They do yawn, but if you see your turtle doing it really frequently and notice other symptoms (mucus, open-mouth breathing, for example), it would indicate he is ill.

The breathing with the throat is called gular breathing, which is normal.
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