overfeeding shortens life

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overfeeding shortens life

Postby Avatar » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:05 am

http://theexoticvet.tumblr.com/post/156 ... link-notes
Interesting to read. Though tortoises and snakes are totally different I guess this also happens in the group chelonian (and human).
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Re: overfeeding shortens life

Postby Stuart » Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:56 pm

Avatar wrote:http://theexoticvet.tumblr.com/post/156630779767/are-we-feeding-snakes-to-death#permalink-notes
Interesting to read. Though tortoises and snakes are totally different I guess this also happens in the group chelonian (and human).


Tortoises are easily overfed. They're opportunistic feeders, so will happily eat whatever is put in front of them.
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