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Old 30-01-2013, 08:36 PM   #1
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Question What sub species of hermanns?

What sub-species of hermanns are these two?



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Old 30-01-2013, 08:52 PM   #2
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They both look to be Testudo hermanni boettgeri. Though a full plastron picture of the second one and a picture like the second one (for the first one) would help to be sure.

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Old 30-01-2013, 09:04 PM   #3
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sorry about the second picture, these are two girls i am thinking of adding to my group .I will ask for some better pics. are you sure the first pic is thb. I cant see any inguinal scutes.
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Old 30-01-2013, 09:11 PM   #4
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are you sure the first pic is thb. I cant see any inguinal scutes.
I agree with Danny

I'd bet the inguinal scutes would show in a picture like the second
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Thanks, trying to get better pics
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