Horsfield Tortoise flipped

my horsefield fell on to its side earlier and i didn't realise until i turned around if i was at work would he be ok!!!!!

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Oct 23, 2009
flipped tortoise
by: Anonymous

No tortoise likes to be on its back. That said, sailors used to stack Giant Galapagos Tortoises on their backs to store them aboard ship as fresh meat. I've read that they sometimes lived up to a year.

But I would always right a tortoise that was on its back as soon as possible.

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