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adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:05 pm
by SButler88
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.

Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:58 pm
by SButler88
Another pic of him... Unknown breed

Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 1:08 am
by steve
I'm pretty bad at IDs... maybe a Russian or Greek Tortoise. Hermann's Tortoise maybe?

Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:31 pm
by SButler88
Some idea is helpful... the lady who had them before knew nothing about them both. She told me they were just two box turtles

Re: adopted two mistreated turtles breed unknow help

PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 2:32 am
by apexKBC
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