Turtle biting own foot


We have a red earred slider about 7 months old who got a wound on its front foot. We just noticed him nipping at it and biting pieces off of it, why would it do this?

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Aug 20, 2010
by: Anonymous

He probably thinks its own foot is food....don't know what to do about that though.

Mar 27, 2010
biting turtle
by: Anonymous

I would take this animal to a vet. It's not normal to bit off bits of your own body.

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