This is my recently acquired turtle, Mr. Squishy (as my mother has named him). As you can see his shell is severely deformed. The people who owned him before us kept him in a garage and fed him lettuce, something that turtles are not supposed to eat in great quantities. The 'turtle expert' at Pet and Jungle says the deformation of his shell was caused by malnutrition and lack of sunlight.
This was out of Mr. Squishy's control, but its… Continue
Posted on April 22, 2009 at 6:57pm — 4 Comments