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Discussion in 'Turtles and Tortoises' started by Dennan, May 17, 2019.


  1. Dennan

    Dennan PetForums Newbie

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    Moved into a new house about a month ago the grass wa short at the time we moved in but over the month has grown So we’ve cut the grass today and as we have been cutting the grass we have found this ?! My first thoughts were that it was some type of toritse to have survived outside for any long length of time but it appears to have webbed feet ?
     

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    Bertie'sMum Obedient Cat Slave

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    looks like a terrapin to me - probably "escaped" from someone's pond (maybe a neighbour's ?)
     
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  3. Dennan

    Dennan PetForums Newbie

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    Next door do have a pond we asked them but she says the people before had them because they had originally asked if they could go in the pond but she said no as she wasn’t to sure on how to keep them herself looks like they’ve just been left here, just been trying to find out what type of terrapin it is so I can try and establish some kind of habitat for it to live in
     
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    Heléna Weeks PetForums Newbie

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    Looks to me like it could be a mud turtle or similar small breed. They make great pets if you were thinking about keeping it. I tried to insert a link but it won’t let me, have a look on google. There’s lots of info out there and could help determine what breed it is.

    I used to have a false map turtle and she was great!
     
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