RT rubbing its butt

by Mayra
(Arteta CA)

Why does my russian tortoise rubs its butt against furniture/things back and forth is it because he's echy or is it a territotrial thing? should i be worried?

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Mar 04, 2016
its common
by: Anonymous

Usually turtles do this to make them selves comfortable. my female tortoise does this when she is in her water bowl.

Dec 07, 2015
Star turtle rubbing its lower shell
by: Anonymous

Hi my male star turtle is very small but since past 3 days i m noticing it rubbing ita lower shell in the mud rigorously... Dunno if its doing it out of happiness or scratchy feeling

Jun 07, 2014
red-eared slider rubbing her butt
by: Anonymous

She is not only rubbing her butter, but bot eating and does not want to stay in her tank. It has been about 3 weeks now

Jan 21, 2012
by: Miss.Murder ''

`` Mine toooooo ''
i own an Albino slider.
whenever i start scratchin his shell,
he likes to rubbbb all up on me. haha.
im curious too :\
but nothings wrong with my turtlee.. he's perfectly
heathly & a big big big appetite .
idont think u should be worry [: ''

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