Boy or girl?

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IAmGroot
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Boy or girl?

Post by IAmGroot » 09 Jul 2019, 16:13

Looking at all the identifiers everything points to a boy except the ‘V’ in the shell so now I'm confused :?: [attachment=0]F4ABA5B8-9A9A-4F65-8659-0A3E00062EEE.jpeg[/attachment][attachment=1]0BCA825C-8D8B-4154-A039-AAA1244922E9.jpeg[/attachment]
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lin
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Re: Boy or girl?

Post by lin » 09 Jul 2019, 17:19

How old?. Its looking male to me.

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Re: Boy or girl?

Post by IAmGroot » 09 Jul 2019, 17:28

He is about 3 1/2
He has the long claws, long bent to side tail but the v is more of a u

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Re: Boy or girl?

Post by IAmGroot » 09 Jul 2019, 17:30

Im looking into getting him a buddy as he now has a 4 storey table but I have my obvious concerns about it

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Re: Boy or girl?

Post by lin » 09 Jul 2019, 20:14

Tortoises are not easy to sex unless they flash or are in the older category where we can be 100%. But this one does look like a young male to me right now, but there is room to change - :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Boy or girl?

Post by IAmGroot » 10 Jul 2019, 07:15

When he was 1 the vet also said he looks more like a boy so fingers crossed lol :lol: :lol:

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Re: Boy or girl?

Post by lin » 10 Jul 2019, 11:41

Hmm. At 1 no vet would be able to even guess what sex a tortoise was, it would have to have been hatched at specific temps for male or female hatchlings and even that is not guaranteed. Best to wait and make sure, as I said even mine is a guess and there is still time for change - :lol:

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