Turdy, Wild Caught Tortoises, and Where To Get Your Tort

We got Turdy in mid June 2015. We didn’t know much about tortoises in general when we got him, and we didn’t know much about him in particular. All we knew was that he’s an adult male Russian tortoise who was wild caught and then sold in an exotic pet shop. After we got him we did a ton of research (kind of a backwards way to do it, but that’s what we did) and started talking to a lot of other tort owners and to tort breeders. In talking to other people we learned that┬áTurdy has a great personality […]