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by AKHippie
Tue Jul 26, 2005 9:53 am
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Cop Shoots Turtle
Replies: 15
Views: 3057

I live in Pennsylvania, and have to say that the idea of no Animal Control groups is poop. When we tried to remodel our house several years ago there was an Animal Control group from Pitt University working with us for weeks helping us to get rid of the colony of bats in our attic in a legal and not...
by AKHippie
Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:18 pm
Forum: What Type of Turtle/Tortoise do I have?
Topic: new turtle dont know what kind... dont know what to feed!
Replies: 40
Views: 5292

Here are some more food suggestions: If its a box turtle the ones I used to have liked baked sweet potatoes, berries of any kind, bananas (though they shouldn't be a staple) and night crawlers (the big slimy earthworms). Also, there are several very different looking varieties of box turtle so you m...
by AKHippie
Mon Jun 20, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: Welcome Center
Topic: What do you do for a living?
Replies: 20
Views: 2810

Hi, I'm kind of new to the board, but I'm a uni student majoring in Eng. Education and Theatre. I work at the Theatre on campus sewing costumes (but not right now since it's summer). Right now I live with some friends and their puppies/cat, all of whom are getting me a box turtle for my birthday. YAY!
by AKHippie
Wed Jun 15, 2005 4:40 pm
Forum: What Type of Turtle/Tortoise do I have?
Topic: new turtle dont know what kind... dont know what to feed!
Replies: 40
Views: 5292

Have you identified your turtle yet? If it wasn't in water and it's shell hinges like you said it did it may very well be a box turtle, they're the only ones I've ever heard of who can close up completely like that.
by AKHippie
Fri May 20, 2005 3:37 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Need Advice Selecting New Friend
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Probably going to go with a box turtle since I at least already have the means to care for one... Thanks
by AKHippie
Wed May 18, 2005 2:57 pm
Forum: General Turtle Chat
Topic: Need Advice Selecting New Friend
Replies: 6
Views: 737

Need Advice Selecting New Friend

I have a great deal of experience caring for and raising box turtles, but am now a college student in a relatively small enclosure of my own. It was suggested that I try a red-eared slider since they can take up less space and are aquatic. Unfortunately investing in an aquarium, which is not what I ...