Toothpicks Essential When Feeding Treats to Turtle

This is why it’s a good idea to use toothpicks when feeding a turtle. She doesn’t bite on purpose, but sometimes she gets carried away, especially when given an uncommon treat like bits of steamed kabocha squash this evening.

toothpicks bitten in piecesFortunately she spits out the bits of toothpick that she bites off in her eagerness. Sometimes we feed her treat using chopsticks.