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Old 31-07-2008, 08:06 PM   #1
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Old 31-07-2008, 08:18 PM   #2
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The first animal has inguinals which throws it off because otherwise it has the features of hercegovinensis. The U shaped top edge of the pectorals, the fact that there isn't a drastic difference in the length of the pectoral/femoral seams, and the stronger black pigment on the plastron. Though it is said that a smaller percentage of hercegovinensis do have inguinals (maybe it's 20 something percent?). Yet it appears that the other animal has no inguinals which is said to be a trait only of hercegovinensis. However, it also has a V shaped top edge of the pectorals, a much longer pectoral seam, and less black pigment.
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Old 31-07-2008, 08:30 PM   #3
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I initially thought they were both T.h.b, they were hard to identify.

Dan said the first was T.h.b and the second hercegovinensis and after explaining why he thought that, I would agree with him. Dan is very experienced so im sure he is right (he is rarely wrong )

So 1 T.h.b
and 2 hercegovinensis

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Old 31-07-2008, 08:58 PM   #4
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Thanks guys now i will buy tort number 1 the thb, once again thanks as i wouldnt of had a hope in hell of getting the id by myself
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Old 31-07-2008, 09:01 PM   #5
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I think you're safe in making that choice, you should get Holgar Vetter's book, it describes these tortoises in pretty good detail.
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