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Old 21-08-2008, 08:12 PM   #1
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When sexing a horsfield is there anything different about male and female plastron?
Charlie, my male horsfield, has a dip on either side of his plastron and I seem to remember
reading somewhere that this is characteristic of the male, or have I just dreamt it!!!!???
Ruby my new horsfield has been identified as female, but she too has these dips, one either
side of plastron and am wondering if she's perhaps a he?


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Old 22-08-2008, 09:06 AM   #3
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Pictures would help us know what you are saying about dips.
Adult male meds, plasteron is concave. But hard to tell on a young tortoise from shell.
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Thank you! I'll try and take some pics later, but I'm not sure if the
dips I mean will show up on pictures, but I'll have a go!
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