Other Turtle Discussion :: Can turtles beg?

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 7:53 pm   Can turtles beg?

Sometimes when I miss a day taking Raphael out of the tank she will try to stand up on her platform and reaches toward the top of the tank (using the suction cups to pull herself up) until someone takes her out. Is this normal?

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:54 am   Re: Can turtles beg?

Turtle can beg, but I've never heard of them begging to go outside. They might really want to go out if they are being harassed or are gravid (carrying eggs), but not as part of a routine.
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Post Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 10:47 am   Re: Can turtles beg?

Shes by herself how can I tell is she gravid

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 11:02 am   Re: Can turtles beg?

You can feel for eggs if she's big enough. But it's not just wanting to get out when she's gravid... they are sort of in a zone when it happens.
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Post Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:44 pm   Re: Can turtles beg?

She's almost 5 inches

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 10:56 am   Re: Can turtles beg?

I think she could be big enough for eggs, but I'm not sure this is the case. I think she's just an aggressive beggar.
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Post Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:51 pm   Re: Can turtles beg?

How do you check if they are gravid is there a way

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 11:53 pm   Re: Can turtles beg?

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:42 am   Re: Can turtles beg?

ok thank you :D

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