Tortoise Physicals Complete

Our radiated tortoises got a clean bill of health during their physicals this year. They have moved inside for the winter, and that’s where all the pictures below were taken. When warm enough, they will head outside again, but for now, you can come see them in the Indoor Viewing area on the Lemur Deck.

Janine worked with Dr. Vanderford.
With the lower humidity in the winter, some of the tortoises get drier eyes. We have a winter eye-rinse treatment as needed.
The tortoises weigh from 13-17 pounds each. It’s quite an arm workout when you are finished lifting all the turtles.

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