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Posted: 03/05/2010 by angel

i think ive poste dthis befor but our tort is now big enough to sex and everything ive found on the net is confseing lol so how do you find out the sex.

the tail allways points downwards

the underbelly is flat

im not sure what else to say really

any help much appreciated thanks

Re: sexing?
Posted: 03/05/2010 by Clairestortoise

Hi Angel

We will need a piccie of the(Plastron) underneath, tail area. Could you take a pic for us to see please? ;)


Re: sexing?
Posted: 03/05/2010 by angel

yes will take one and post it on. thanks.

Re: sexing?
Posted: 03/05/2010 by angel

 is this pic ok it shows tail area pretty well i think its a girl but he/she is only 2 we think

Re: sexing?
Posted: 05/05/2010 by TPGDarren


Looks like a girl from the photo - though still very young to be certain. Tortoises have a habit of appearing female, then ending up as males when they mature.

Have you a side-on photo of the tail at all please?



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