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Russian size/age

Discussion in 'Russian tortoises' started by chase thorn, Aug 28, 2011.

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    i have heard many times... " the only way to tell the age of a russian is to see it hatch."... but what is the average age for a 4" russian? is that considered an adult or sub adult or what? im very curious. i would GUESS my lil dude is about 5 years. but what have you seen in your experience?
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    A 4 inch russian is a sub adult. Until a russian gets to the 5 inch mark is when it can be an adult for a male and 5.5 to 6 inches for a female adult.
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