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    Enclosure looks good, I would suggest just a few more plants.

    Also, up the fruit and greens in her diet. She's an omnivore, and eggs, chicken, bugs etc are all carnivorous foods. 2x, maybe 3x a week would be fine for protein, and make sure she's getting greens and fruit every day. Her body is made to handle the sugar in fruit, and the protein in meat items, but too much of anything is bad for her.

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    She gets a pretty balanced mixture everyday. I mix up and give different foods pretty regularly.
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    Outdoor pen.





    A few of Sasha:


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    Nice the only thing I would be worried about is that box turtles can climb and become tangled in wire occationally.

    Some don't seem to bother, but I have little terrors.

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    She seems to one that doesn't bother. She sits on her bark and watches the world, well the backyard and seem quite happy with that, although it has only been 3 days but I'm keeping a close eye on her.
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    Great pen, but she will scale that fencing one day and take off, and when they escape, they blend so well, its next to impossible to find them again. I've had friends have this happen to them.

    Just go grab some plywood, and put up a border on the inside of the fence that's like, 10" tall. It will help with her "wanderlust" too---if she can see out, she'll want to be out.

    Just some tips so she stays with you for a long time Boxies really are little Houdinis
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    There is brick stuff around the edge so she can't see out.
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