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running loose in town

Discussion in 'Cyclura Discussion' started by RobK., Oct 11, 2012.

  1. RobK.

    RobK. Member

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    they found the owner . it got out and was walking around town , Not a Iguana but just wanted to pass it on . I hope its OK . surprised to see one that big ( 125 lbs) here in N.Utah . trying to get in touch with the owner to say hi . not a lot of reptile owner up here . $$$ to keep them warm .

    http://news.hjnews.com/news/article_1a586678-11a0-11e2-ba01-0019bb2963f4.html

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  2. dragonmetalhead

    dragonmetalhead Active Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Glad Timmy was reunited with his owner. I have a friend who has a sulcatta that's somewhere between 120 and 150 pounds and pushes their backyard furniture around for fun.
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    TeguLouie Member

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    where in N. Utah are you. im from there originally
  4. tegus4life

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    That's crazy! I wonder how it got out..?
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    DavidRosi New Member

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    Must have taken a running jump :)
  6. RobK.

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    I live in Hyde Park , its in Cache valley . N.East corner .
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    most likely just pushed the fence right over . LOL just a pint sized BULLDOZER
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    tegus4life Member

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    Yeah it's just rather surprising that the owner couldn't figure out how an animal that size got out of its enclosure
  8. RobK.

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    sadly, this tortoise passed away soon after this happened . he was just put in a new enclosure and getting loose in cold weather , did him in. sad .
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    oh no that is terrible poor big guy RIP
  10. Josh

    Josh Administrator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club 5 Year Member

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    Very sad to hear this poor guy died :( He looks so happy in the photo
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    laurarfl Moderator 1,000+ Post Club 5 Year Member

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    so sad. I have a 35 lb Sulcata that can open gates and screened porch doors with his feet. They can be sneaky. If the gate isn't locked, he will open it.
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    Deac77 Active Member 5 Year Member

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    I have two 1-2lb sullys that already are mini bulldozers not the best pet tortoise they've already broke out (and I do mean broke) of their outdoor pen TWICE now they live behind cinder blocks lol
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    TeguBuzz Moderator 1,000+ Post Club

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    I rehomed my yearling sulcata to my friends kid as a birthday present. Helped him set up its outdoor enclosure and gave him a list of foods it can and can't eat. The kids 8 and its his first reptile apart from the anoles he's caught in the past. His dad will be helping him out a lot - know the guy well enough to say so.

    I remember reading this thread when you posted it a while ago Rob, it's quite sad to hear this giant passed away.
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