Male Turtle Puts its head in Female turtles shell and gets stuck

by Tom
(Murfreesboro, TN USA)

I have two Red Eared Sliders, one male and one female. Lately the male has been jamming his head into the front of the females shell between her front leg and head and getting stuck. Afterward, she seems to be very lethargic. It happens at least once every few days and I have to physically pull his head out because he can't. Is this something normal?

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