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Prehistoric plants for tortoises

Postby Clara » Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:12 pm

Have just caught up with Gardener's World on my planner where there was a really interesting feature on prehistoric plants. Got me thinking that if tortoise were around before the time of the dinosaurs what would they have been eating?

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Re: Prehistoric plants for tortoises

Postby Bigjoe » Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:35 pm

Clara have a read of the link below,best I could find ,not relating to your question but very interesting
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http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/otherpreh ... lution.htm
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Re: Prehistoric plants for tortoises

Postby Avatar » Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:36 am

interesting question! Ferns I guess? :? I give boston fern to my tortoises but they all don't like it :lol:
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Re: Prehistoric plants for tortoises

Postby Clara » Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:02 pm

Thanks Joe, - the article took me on a long and interesting meander into to the dark depths of the inter web. Nice way to spend a very wet and dreary afternoon.

Thanks too Gloria, I believe that ferns are some of our earliest plants but I didn't realise that Boston fern is a safe feed. Good to know. :)

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