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Why your tortoise wont open their eyes - TortoiseOwner.com

7 Reasons Your Tortoise Won’t Open Their Eyes

The common reasons a tortoise won’t open its eyes are vitamin A deficiencies, post-hibernation anorexia, third eyelid problems, trapped plant matter, infection of the eyelids, and an abscess. Some tortoises have a tendency to keep their eyes closed longer than normal so if your veterinarian rules out all issues, it’s nothing to worry about.

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