map turtle wheezes

My map turtle is around 1 year old recently when he comes out the water he wheezes like heavy breathing sound but if you take him rihht out and listen to hus shell you can't hear anything. I don't know what could be wrong with him or what i can do to help.

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Dec 19, 2010
by: Anonymous

Wheezing usually means there is a respiratory problem. I would take this animal to the vet as soon as possible.

Good luck.

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