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Old 31-10-2017, 04:23 PM   #1
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Hi I/m not sure about sex of this two torts. Could you help or shoul I make better photos?

https://zapodaj.net/6c96ff377c1e5.jpg.html

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Old 31-10-2017, 04:40 PM   #2
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Hi I/m not sure about sex of this two torts. Could you help or shoul I make better photos?

https://zapodaj.net/6c96ff377c1e5.jpg.html

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https://zapodaj.net/b2065783724f8.jpg.html

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https://zapodaj.net/f35a37a591889.jpg.html
I would say the one on the right in the first picture is female, and the left male.
But an educated guess.
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Old 31-10-2017, 04:46 PM   #3
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I would say the one on the right in the first picture is female, and the left male.
But an educated guess.
Thank you Sandy! I thougt so also, but look at this picture, i look like it oposite
Maybe some one have bigger experience than me in this species

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Old 31-10-2017, 04:49 PM   #4
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One more thing, this one on left, has concave plastron
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Old 31-10-2017, 05:21 PM   #5
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One more thing, this one on left, has concave plastron
A concave plastron usually means a male:0)
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Thank you Sandy! I thougt so also, but look at this picture, i look like it oposite
Maybe some one have bigger experience than me in this species

https://www.google.pl/url?sa=i&rct=j...09554539210968
This picture does not show on my computer:0(
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https://zapodaj.net/31767794687b0.jpg.html
Its about the shape of shell around the tails
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Its about the shape of shell around the tails
Sorry I cant help any more, as I keep ibera and in that and most med species concave shell and a longer tail says male.
It might well be different with red foots and the like.
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