Tortoise

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  1. Daveo2006

    Daveo2006 Read Only Funster

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    I hope this weather warms up soon so i can put Rodney (tortoise) out in the garden otherwise i will wind up breaking a toe,and he must get dizzy when i spin him out.:Rofl1:
     
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    When I was a teenager we had an Alsatian.

    I took her out for a walk one day and was throwing stones and sticks for her to fetch.

    She came back with a tortoise and dropped him at my feet.:Eeek:
     
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    They are funny things,we lost him a couple of times.Once i found him when i dug a shed base out after id forgotten all about him.Then he was found by someone who lived down the road from us. he had crossed 4 gardens and two roads.He used to lose himself in the garden and only our old dog could find him.
     
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  4. Phill D

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    all animal lovers look away now!:Eeek:

    drill a hole in the back of his shell :Eeek: and stick him ( assuming its a him, carefull where you drill" :Doh: ) on a string with a tent peg the other end. wont go far then, and you can reel him in.:Doh::Blush:

    sorry, just kidin...:Eeek:
     
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    Super glue a funsters flag on top
     
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    People did actually used to do that Phil or paint them which is not good as their shells do absorb stuffs.
     
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    unfortunately a friends Dad when i was quite young was guilty of both :Doh:
     
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    [ame="http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=8cykK64j1B8"]Motorhome fun Morocco 2013 "tortoise" - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    workmate found his tortoise in the loft after hibernation, some 10 yrs when they were about to move house. they forgot all about him.
    I could not understand why so long as when spring/summer approaches strawberries are our ones favourite and we always are alerted to save food for Tommy, so not forgotten.

    not all tortoises hibernate and they can survive buried under soil which is best for them in a box. not straw or paper.
     
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    We often found Rodney with strawberries all round his mouth after getting into old Jims greenhouse next door:Laughing:
     
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    yep another funster with freedom to roam i like it.
     
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