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Old 28-12-2015, 01:13 PM   #1
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Hi
Merry Xmas.
Could someone id our Tort, imaginably named Flash.Hopefully this pics are enough.
He/She is at least 40, and has just been inherited.
I have questions about having to overwinter Flash, but will start a thread in the correct forum, when i know which type they are.
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Old 30-12-2015, 01:23 PM   #2
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Don't know if size & weight are needed but 26cm long, 3.6kg
Concave shape underneath
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Old 31-12-2015, 07:09 PM   #3
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wow that's pretty heavy , nearly 10lb?? if that's about right, ...Think she still looks older to me Stu than 40 years, I would say at that weight she is maybe a whitei, though expected a bit more curl on the end, but will bow to better knowledge, if concave underneath and long tail then highly likely a boy rather than a girl. Definitely a spur as I can see them just and think tail looking longer so will say Boy whitei, Algerian.

See what others views are too....he is stunning. CB
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I agree with Flash being a male and a spur thigh but would guess at TGG, as I don't have any personal experience with spur thighs.
He certainly looks pretty old and a lovely-looking tort you've inherited.
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Old 31-12-2015, 08:04 PM   #5
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Hi
thanks for the replys.
I double checked the weight today, and i was right.
40+ is a guess.My wife has had Flash, since she was a girl.(Never ask a lady her age ).They don't know how old the Tort was then.
Would a pic of the tail help.I can take some tomorrow.
edit:def spurs either side of the tail.
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Your tortoise is a graeca graeca:0)
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What a beautiful old tortoise, I love the oldies, are you keeping her? X
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What a beautiful old tortoise, I love the oldies, are you keeping her? X
Certainly are,though sometimes it feels like he is keeping us
He's fairly set in his ways.

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