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Another Male or Female question

fordnut74

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Hello!

New member and first post. I am asking on behalf of my SO and her Egyption. We are looking to mate them and need well, a mate. That's usually how that works anyway. Are you able to tell from the picture what we have to start with? Based on some other posts my initial guess is Female, but only that, a half educated guess. Thank you!!
 

Tom

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Hello!

New member and first post. I am asking on behalf of my SO and her Egyption. We are looking to mate them and need well, a mate. That's usually how that works anyway. Are you able to tell from the picture what we have to start with? Based on some other posts my initial guess is Female, but only that, a half educated guess. Thank you!!
When the time comes, know that you'll need to house them separately and introduce them for breeding from time to time.
 

fordnut74

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Thank you for the feedback! I did not know we need to house them separately. Not that I am questioning this, but is there a reason? Are they aggressive toward each other?

This one is nearly 3 years old and weighs 60 grams. In the last week or so, we have found "It" digging holes in various locations, under cover in the Terrarium. Wondering if it's some kind of nesting instinct or something else going on.
 

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