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Old 14-10-2016, 08:25 PM   #1
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Hi, this is Willy who I've just inherited but have no idea what breed he is. Anyone know?

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Old 17-10-2016, 08:33 PM   #2
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If it is possible to post picture of his underside I feel sure all.will become clear.
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Old 17-10-2016, 08:34 PM   #3
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Hi, this is Willy who I've just inherited but have no idea what breed he is. Anyone know?

If there is a spur on the tail then its a hermans.
But as Terry says a better picture of the tail end underneath to be sure.
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Old 17-10-2016, 09:58 PM   #4
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Thanks guys, I will see what I can do!
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Some better pictures would help, specially of the tail and underside, but my guess is a lovely very old Herman ( Eastern ) THB
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beautiful tortoise, looks very old. I would say graeca spur but as others said more photos and can tell. the spurs are on the legs if she is a graeca, either side of tail - very obvious. CB
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Unfortunately he has hibernated so can't get more pics, I'm worried that it's too early for him to hibernate from what I've read ?!?
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Old 19-10-2016, 01:25 PM   #8
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If he is outside you won't wake him if you do it first thing in the morning when it's still cold we need a picture of his tail end.
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Unfortunately he has hibernated so can't get more pics, I'm worried that it's too early for him to hibernate from what I've read ?!?
Its not too early:0)
Two of mine have gone down three to go:0)
How is he hibernating?
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