Frankie’s Tortoise Tales teach us about the ‘mythical sulcata ram.’ I hear @sammyKaep7 is pretty good. @Kaepernick7, Sammy ever try a sack?
Frankie Tortoise Tales: The Mythical Ram
Frankie’s Year of The Ram continues.
I see a lot of discussion about sulcata ramming.
Both male and female sulcata ram. When they want to. Seen it.
Keepers with younger sulcata from hatchlings to a few years old really don’t notice ramming. When a sulcata is young ramming looks like hiding and sounds like hissing.
As a sulcata get’s older things happen and a sulcata owner will wonder, “Did that sulcata just ram me?” or “Did the sulcata just give me a love-tap?” For the medium sized sulcata a ram is more like a bump or a forward jump. Owners think, “Oh, I just scared him.”
When a sulcata gets big….well there is no mistaking when a big sulcata rams.
Never stand in front of a big sulcata when it rams. Just don’t.
There are signs. Indicators. Big White Flags. Don’t ignore them.
And never, NEVER, take the bucket away.
Read more stories from Frankie and his humans at Frankie’s blog. Its worth more than one read and you’ll definitely get a laugh.