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Sexing Tortoises .....................

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#1 Guest_Aimeetess_*

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 09:13 PM

I have a 2yr old herman boy/girl !
On somones post they said a boy somtimes can have a thing poking out the end of his/her tail !

My tortoise has a sort of hard nail on the end of him tail !
Do you mean at the end of the tail ???

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 10:05 PM

hermmans have a hard nail thing at the end of thir tails, if you posted a pic of your tortoise we could sex it if you want

#3 Guest_lilacgeorge_*

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 10:24 PM

No Andrew, you could TRY and sex it! Not always easy in a 2 yr old!!!!!

#4 Guest_Aimeetess_*

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 05:05 PM

Thanks Guys !!

I maybe try when hes old !!!

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 06:37 PM

The male has a longish tail and a slightly concave plastron, but as Dawn said, it is very hard if not impossible to tell at such a young age. Give it a couple more years & it may be possible to tell then.

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