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Old 22-03-2016, 03:33 PM   #21
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Same one twice:








Follow up, please, males or females?
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Old 22-03-2016, 03:36 PM   #22
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The 1st 2 are 135-140g, hatched in 2011.
The 3rd tortoise is from 2012, 115g,
the 4th one is also from 2012, 64g
The last one is from 2015, 59g
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Old 22-03-2016, 04:17 PM   #23
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I'm now going to say first 4 male and the last two pics possibly female but not sure still a bit small.
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Old 22-03-2016, 05:32 PM   #24
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The 1st one, I thought male at first but the anal scutes are growing like female ones. Could that mean something?
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Old 22-03-2016, 10:50 PM   #25
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I'd say first three male, fourth female and fifth male, although they are all quite small to be certain.
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Old 23-03-2016, 11:09 AM   #26
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Just measured the tortoises, the first 2 are 9.3 and 9.4 cms (about 3 1/2 inch)
The 3rd one is slightly bigger than 3 inches
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Old 23-03-2016, 05:22 PM   #27
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got muddled with your pickys, kept counting 4 instead of 5 but I reckon male, female, male female male, based on size of the butterfly shape - bottom wings round or elongated....but bit small...CB
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I am not at all sure on the sex, but I just wanted to say how lovely they are.
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Old 23-03-2016, 07:55 PM   #29
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got muddled with your pickys, kept counting 4 instead of 5 but I reckon male, female, male female male, based on size of the butterfly shape - bottom wings round or elongated....but bit small...CB
Hmmmm...the same as me except for torty number 2. I do hope we get some feedback for our guesses in a year's time or when they're big enough, so we can see how accurate we've been with our guesstimates.
What are you going on CB? I'm looking at the tail, the anal scutes and the placement of the cloaca. Not really sure I have that much of a clue but it's always nice to see later on how far off the mark I've been.
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Hmmmm...the same as me except for torty number 2. I do hope we get some feedback for our guesses in a year's time or when they're big enough, so we can see how accurate we've been with our guesstimates.
What are you going on CB? I'm looking at the tail, the anal scutes and the placement of the cloaca. Not really sure I have that much of a clue but it's always nice to see later on how far off the mark I've been.
It's all down to the colour of the knees on the back legs.
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