Fred and Barnaby

Greek Spur Thighed Tortoises

This site is to share our experiences and stories of keeping an old and a very young tortoise, and to provide links to trusted advice and sites. Family and friends can also keep up to date on progress.

This site is still currently in progress and is being added to and edited in spare time which is sparse . . .Both are doing well and enjoying the sunshine / warm weather when we have some!

 

Testudo Graeca Graeca - Fred

Fred is between 75 and 80 years of age and was probably a wild caught imported tortoise many years ago, however we know he would have been firstly taken from his wild home in / from Morocco to Greece where he lived with his owners until they moved to the UK and found him a new home in the UK some years later. Fred has remained at this home for the past 28 years. Read about Fred's recent health problems and remedies further on.

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