Shelled Warriors Forums
 

Go Back   Shelled Warriors Forums > Ask The Experts > Identification/Sexing.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 27-12-2015, 07:48 PM   #1
scapula
Member
Incubating
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Mont d'Evian (Alps)
Posts: 136
Default Anyone know what kind this is?

Can anyone ID this tortoise? ... she was a childhood pet bought around 1968 .. she grew to about 14lbs ..so quite big, This is the only photo I have, she is now in a tortoise sanctuary after my parents passed away
Thanks Tim
scapula is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-12-2015, 08:18 PM   #2
Gordon
Senior Member
Adult
 
Gordon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Wiltshire
Posts: 5,677
Default

I would say it's an old tgg and very nice too.
Gordon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27-12-2015, 08:23 PM   #3
sandy
Senior Member
Adult
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Kent UK
Posts: 12,146
Default

I agree an old TGG possibly a Whitei.
__________________
< > 60+, keeping ibera, graeca and box turtles
\0/
/_\

http://groups.yahoo.com/groups/tortoisefriends
sandy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2016, 09:58 AM   #4
Pawciorc
Member
Egg
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 55
Default

For me it looks like an elongated tortoise (Indotestudo elongata)
Pawciorc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2016, 10:54 AM   #5
tortydat
Senior Member
Sub Adult
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Wiltshire
Posts: 1,170
Default

Definitely a Tgg and what is known as a whitei.
Mary
tortydat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-01-2016, 08:28 PM   #6
burnt toast
Senior Member
Adult
 
burnt toast's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 5,248
Default

Definately TGG very beautiful & at that size I would say Whitei. Beautiful.
burnt toast is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2016, 10:54 AM   #7
CherryBrandy
Senior Member
Adult
 
CherryBrandy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: SE England
Posts: 4,265
Default

lovely old tortoise she is too. CB
__________________
Horsfields, Spur Thighed, & Marginata
CherryBrandy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2016, 06:11 PM   #8
Suze65
Senior Member
Adult
 
Suze65's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Wiltshire
Posts: 6,769
Default

Agree a very lovely TGG
__________________
Suze.

3 THB, Sammy, Jemima, & Phoebe
7 Marginated, Tabitha, Ptolome, Tatiana, Noah,Lottey, Lulu & Poppy
1 TGG (Emma) RIP Feb 2012
Suze65 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2016, 07:51 PM   #9
Pawciorc
Member
Egg
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 55
Default

I am staying by elongated. First of all he/she is too big for a graeca. Have anyone seen a 14 lb greek??? And the colour pattern is also matching.
Pawciorc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2016, 08:19 PM   #10
sandy
Senior Member
Adult
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Kent UK
Posts: 12,146
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pawciorc View Post
I am staying by elongated. First of all he/she is too big for a graeca. Have anyone seen a 14 lb greek??? And the colour pattern is also matching.
Sorry but I knew a lady with a five plus kilo female graeca, she was a beauty.
Certainly not an elongate:0)
__________________
< > 60+, keeping ibera, graeca and box turtles
\0/
/_\

http://groups.yahoo.com/groups/tortoisefriends
sandy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.