? asked in PetsReptiles · 1 decade ago

Is my Russian Tortoise estivating?

I can't tell if my tortoise is dead or is estivating. he is just really stiff.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Well, when my daughter's tortoise died, this is what we were told to do. Put a clear, plastic bag over his head or a piece of plastic wrap. Hold it right up against his nose..if it fogs up then he's breathing..if not, it's time to bury him.

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