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CA Desert Growth?

Discussion in 'North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)' started by Ashmash, Aug 21, 2012.

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    Ashmash New Member

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    Roughly how big would an year old CA desert tortoise be? Some one just gave me their tortoise that's supposed to be a 8 year old desert tort but he looks full grown?
     
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    Have you measured? Or weighed the tort yet? Any pictures?
     
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    I'll try to add some pictures. I can measure right now but not weigh.
     

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    Sounds great!
     
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    I got it. Haha
     
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    I think over all the tort looks really good. Coloring on the shell looks like a red foot perhaps? I'm not sure, but nice green eyes of a CDT.

    Look like apropriate size for the age. Mine are older and about 13 to 14inches in length.
     
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    So is he some sort of mix? I'm confused... Haha
     
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    That certainly looks like a healthy 8 year old boy to me. His shell is in great shape. Consider yourself lucky. That is a prime specimen you've got there.
     
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    Ok awesome! Thank you very much! [hr]
    Now my question is, I have an almost yearling CDT as well who lives in an outdoor tort table, as long as I keep the separate all will be fine, correct?
     
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    Correct :D

    Beautiful CDT....lovely eyes for sure...and the distinct head shape, beautiful....uh, how bout a pic of the baby.....duuuuhhhhh :p lol, just funnin ya with the Duuuuhhhhh.....
     
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