Is my tortoise dead?

His eyes closed, head tucked in, not moving. some ants seemed in him. Is the tortoise dead?

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Jun 23, 2016
staying in it's shell
by: sp

i just got a pet turtle from a kid on the street about
4 to 6 hours ago and he has not left his shell, is he dead?

Mar 14, 2016
Probably yes
by: Anonymous

...not sure but if there is no reaction when you touch the legs then keep an eye on the ant if they increase and it starts to smell (unlike the usual of-course) then sorry :(

Feb 28, 2012
dead tortoise
by: Anonymous

Yes, he's probably dead. If there's no reaction when you touch his legs, he's probably dead.


Feb 28, 2012
is my victor dead
by: karen

i have or had a 6 years old tortoise he has never hibernated, always been kept inside but with no heat pad. he is fed every couple of days, as i was told this is what he required, just been up to feed him he is lifeless, his eyes are closed i can move his arms and legs he does not retract them back this head tilts from side to side if i move the shell about, he does not he dead

Aug 14, 2011
by: Anonymous

It could be harbinating but if smells bad get rid

Aug 07, 2011
by: Anonymous

WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA if it smells bad then yes... ... ... ::(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(: soo sorry waaaaaaaaaaa thats sad:(

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