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Old 29-01-2017, 01:34 AM   #1
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Hey hoping someone can help me tell the sex of this 1 year old russian tortoise. I know it is still pretty young and difficult to tell for sure but any guidance would be appreciated. The tortoise is about 2 inches long.

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Old 29-01-2017, 10:21 AM   #2
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Hi there and a very warm welcome to the forum!

I don't keep this species and yes it's a small one for sexing. Even if it was a hemann, and I'm quite good at sexing those, I might easily be wrong at that stage of development.

But let's see what the Horsfield keepers think.
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Old 29-01-2017, 11:41 AM   #3
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It's way to young to be accurate but I would say it's looking male to me but not a guarantee.
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Old 29-01-2017, 12:50 PM   #4
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It's way to young to be accurate but I would say it's looking male to me but not a guarantee.
I agree with Gordon looking very much a male:0)
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Old 29-01-2017, 01:29 PM   #5
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I agree with Gordon looking very much a male:0)
I would tend to think male as well.
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Old 29-01-2017, 02:48 PM   #6
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I'd say male also.
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Old 29-01-2017, 04:47 PM   #7
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all my girlies have a very distinctive stubby tail as Horsfields even at quite a young age and the boys distinctively males with their tipped tails and room for swinging it about. I would say male, CB
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I'm going with male
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