TURTLE NOISES (SPEECH?)

Discussions about land turtles. (Box turtles, etc.)
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Egyptian tortoise, Testudo kleinmanni
http://www.tortoise.org/audio/klein.wav
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African spurred tortoise, Geochelone sulcata
http://www.tortoise.org/audio/sulcata.wav
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Red-footed tortoise, Geochelone carbonaria
http://www.tortoise.org/audio/redfoot.wav
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Yellow-footed tortoise, Geochelone denticulata
http://www.tortoise.org/audio/yellow.wav
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Bell\'s hinged-back tortoise, Kinixys belliana nogueyi
http://www.tortoise.org/audio/belliana.wav
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Chaco tortoise, Geochelone chilensis
http://www.tortoise.org/audio/chaco.wav
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From the following website, enjoy: http://www.tortoise.org/tortcall.html

give it time to load then click on the (>)play button.
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How cuute. RES\'s don\'t make any noises at all?
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Some of the people here say they have actually heard them make noises.:D, ask around:D
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RES\'s do! it\'s exactly like if ur scratching with ur finger on a window (that weep weep sound) it\'s sooo cute and funny..i love it when mine do it:)
how didn\'t i ever think of recording it???
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Maybe next time:D
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My big RES hisses.... not weep weep hmmm maybe I got a mad one when I take it out of the water.
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ur RES hates getting out of water :)
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Well that's not good, but at least I keep the water clean. Might be cause when the neighbors got him they got him from our outher neighbor, and well he's never been taken care of or Clean water...
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that's sad..he'll be ok soon when he gets used to u :)
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My red footed (Aesop) hisses all the time. He sounds like he is inhalin sharply. He also breathes very loudly. I've never heard the vocalizations recorded there, but playing them just now really upset my cats.
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Maybe your cat thinks that the noise is coming from you :lol: :lol:
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ive heard of male leopards in "heat" moan if there aren't any sexy ladies around :cry: :lol: :wink:
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Check this deep dive for a full overview on all the sounds turtle's and tortoises make https://www.allturtles.com/turtle-sounds/

If yours is hissing, this might help give you some ideas as well https://www.allturtles.com/turtle-hissing/
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