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Old 11-04-2018, 10:57 AM   #1
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Hello, my friend has had a tortoise in the family for years but has no idea of her age or species. I only really recognise spur thighs and have no idea about age. Could anyone help? I'd guess Hermann but it really would be a guess!





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Old 11-04-2018, 01:05 PM   #2
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I'm not able to see the pictures, just three x's. Try imgur https://imgur.com/ (use the new post button)
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Old 11-04-2018, 01:41 PM   #3
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Sorry about that!

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Old 11-04-2018, 01:48 PM   #4
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Sorry, I posted pictures of the wrong tortoise! These are the right ones...


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Old 11-04-2018, 06:26 PM   #5
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Again the pictures are HUGE, but still an ibera:0) looking at the colouring:0)
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The pictures are very large but from the tail I would say Hermann although the shell looks ibera - is it the same tortoise in all the pictures?
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Old 11-04-2018, 07:59 PM   #7
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I'm sorry about the pictures, I don't know how to change their size! Yes, it's the same tortoise, the tail looks completely different from my Iberas, much more pointed. Is it possible to estimate an age or not really once they're fully grown? Thank you both for your replies!
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Old 11-04-2018, 08:02 PM   #8
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It's a female hermans tortoise as for the colour they come in a multitude of colours like the greaca's
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I'm sorry about the pictures, I don't know how to change their size! Yes, it's the same tortoise, the tail looks completely different from my Iberas, much more pointed. Is it possible to estimate an age or not really once they're fully grown? Thank you both for your replies!
If the tortoise has a spur on the end of the tail, then its hermans:0)
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Testudo hermanni
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