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Old 14-08-2008, 02:09 PM   #1
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Is it me ?? or has my tortoise lost his horny tip !!!!!







My other tortoise still has his...



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Old 14-08-2008, 06:37 PM   #2
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wow it does look like its gone!?!?!? what do they need them for anyway? he is still ok isnt he? i cant see any wound ....mandy -x-
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Old 14-08-2008, 07:05 PM   #3
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Your tortoise looks female, and from what I have been told, females dont have much of a spur on the end of the tail anyway.
I hope a hermans keeper can help.
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this was my understanding as well.... only the males have the horn tip to their tails... id say it was a female as well.... tail seems very short?????
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Old 15-08-2008, 02:08 PM   #5
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Oh i see, a female Thanks for your help
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Old 23-08-2008, 01:30 PM   #6
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hi there,
I also have 2 hermanns that have lost their bony tip on their tail, is it quite common, will it cause problems, will it stop males and females from breeding?
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