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A Thread For Your Pictures of Split or Extra scutes

Discussion in 'Tortoise Photos & Videos' started by Yvonne G, May 13, 2017.

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    I think mine with the split or extra scute is a female the anal area looks just like that of female from pictures I have seen bad part is I wanted a male but I will still make sure the tort gets the best of care no matter if boy or girl
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    My neighbour's tor

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    Doubly (top) two extra scutes, symmetrical on each side and Eleven (bottom) only 11 scutes

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    Hi everyone! This is Bailey, our new baby sulcata. We've had "her" for about three days and are just in love. She is about 6 weeks old and has one extra scute on the left side. It kinda looks like a little button to me ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1505676991.829960.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1505677009.985352.jpg ImageUploadedByTortoise Forum1505677040.130104.jpg
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    Oooh but that little face! I love it!!
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    Above is Speedy, an Aldabra tortoise. Hatched between 01st-03rd Sep., 2017 after 127 days 'incubating' at 29-30°C/84-86F.
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    Teresaf what about your new female?
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    Moozillion Well-Known Member 5 Year Member Platinum Tortoise Club

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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    I have a new leopard with aberrant scutes. This is Leonard, hatched about a month before the rest of the clutch hatched (beginning of this year).

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    This is my baby! ❣️

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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    He's very pretty, but I don't see his split or extra scutes???
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    IMG_0387.jpg Here are Curtis’s!
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    Accidentally shared on wrong thread. But you got me to do a better inspection of her shell.
    Is her back considered split scute? IMG_3286.jpg
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    Sorry not too good at these post yet. Love all the knowledge available on this site. ❣️
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    Yes that is a split scute.
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    Turt... my Indotestudo Elongata

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    Thank you Sabine!! *glimlach*
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    As the official aunt of Ma & Mo you should know that Mo has an extra scute too. Look:
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