We put our Mississippi Map Turtle outside while we were cleaning his tank. After a couple of hours we brought him back inside but he is tucked into his shell with his eyes closed. We went ahead & set up the tank & put him under the basking light but he is still in his shell. Is there a chance that he is sleeping (which don't think he has ever done) or am I to expect the worst?

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Aug 22, 2009
Sleeping Map Turtle
by: Anonymous

Your turtle might just be hiding out because of the changes.

If you really think it's been hurt in some way, take it to a vet.

Otherwise, just wait and see what it does.

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