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Old 09-08-2020, 08:17 PM   #1
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Default Male or Female - Ibera

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I have just taken Ibera on what are you thoughts regarding male or female?



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Old 09-08-2020, 08:25 PM   #2
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I reckon male but hate sexing spurthighs.
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Old 09-08-2020, 08:46 PM   #3
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Ok, picked it up today thinking it was female but am a little concerned now that i have home and compared it to my females.
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Can you take a picture of the underneath
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Old 09-08-2020, 08:56 PM   #5
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What about this one?

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I'm sticking with male. Sandy or Mary will give you a definite answer im sure.
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Old 09-08-2020, 09:44 PM   #7
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I would say female, as I cant see any curving of the plastron. The vent shows male, but I have a female the same :0)
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PLol so what do I know I give in trying to sex iberas.
I still reckon male though.
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Old 09-08-2020, 09:54 PM   #9
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The chap i got it from has said that it has had eggs in the past, he was genuine. Its just the tail that is worrying me..
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Old 09-08-2020, 11:30 PM   #10
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Well I would have said male not only from the tail but also from the way the carapace is formed over the tail.
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