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Old 31-07-2008, 04:17 PM   #1
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hi, my friend has had a tortoise given to her and i am now trying to find out what type it is and also the sex if possible? many thanks.... mandy -x-




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Old 31-07-2008, 04:49 PM   #2
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A hermans possibley a female. Tail picture not at right angle.
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Old 31-07-2008, 05:08 PM   #3
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thanks sandy... ill try to get some better pictures -x-
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Old 31-07-2008, 05:53 PM   #4
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A hermanns as Sandy says....and I would guess at a female too but a better pic of the tail would clinch it....
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Old 31-07-2008, 09:43 PM   #5
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It's a female Hermanns tortoise, Testudo hermanni hercegovinensis.

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Old 01-08-2008, 10:45 AM   #6
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thanks very much to aof you she wasnt too bothered about the sex but the name 'speedy' can be male or female i suppose the important thing is that now we know its a hermans we will be able to give her the right living environment.... thanks again mandy -x-
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