Box Turtle and Tortoise Discussion :: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:05 pm   adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

I adopted two turtles who werent being taken care of properly..i know one is a ornate boxie but the other is unknown. I wanna give them the best care possible...but with his unknown breed im not sure what to feed him living and what not to feed him and how his living area should be like.. any help would be great.
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Mr Dillback and Angelface
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Mr Dillback
1 RES 2yrs old named Genetic. Aka The princess of the house.
1 Ornate Boxie named Angelface
1 Russian Tortoise named Mr Dillback
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Post Posted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:58 pm   Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

Another pic of him... Unknown breed
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1 RES 2yrs old named Genetic. Aka The princess of the house.
1 Ornate Boxie named Angelface
1 Russian Tortoise named Mr Dillback
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Post Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:08 am   Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

I'm pretty bad at IDs... maybe a Russian or Greek Tortoise. Hermann's Tortoise maybe?
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Post Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:31 pm   Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

Some idea is helpful... the lady who had them before knew nothing about them both. She told me they were just two box turtles
1 RES 2yrs old named Genetic. Aka The princess of the house.
1 Ornate Boxie named Angelface
1 Russian Tortoise named Mr Dillback
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Post Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:32 am   Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

Its Russian Tortoise.
First i thought it would be a star tortoise
See the similarity
link Russian tortoise:
http://www.russiantortoise.org
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_tortoise

link star tortoise:
http://www.tortoisetrust.org/care/celegans.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_star_tortoise
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