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Bo (The Bigger One)

Discussion in 'Aldabra tortoises' started by Yvonne G, Sep 25, 2009.

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  1. Yvonne G

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

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    When I was walking past the Aldabran tortoise pen this a.m. I noticed that Bo was standing up real tall on his back legs, but the front end was still resting on the ground.

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    And I'm pretty sure that So (The Smaller One) is a girl because the tail is quite a bit smaller. They are 9 years old this year and about 100lbs.

    Yvonne
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    :D Congratulations Yvonne! I remember when I ''really'' found out Hermy was a little boy lol
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    Dale did that and my boys didn't understand at all. I remember emailing you Yvonne and you told me what it was. Now I know how they reach the female. :p
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    I wish they didn't grow up and just stayed little.......I felt the same way about my kids too.
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    you were "flashed" better call the shelled police.
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    much easier the scoping them huh? Happy for you. So I only have another 7 or so year to find out for myself.
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    Which, when you think about it, isn't all that long! I think Sulcatas are about 12 or 15 years old (but it really depends upon their size). And you really can't tell on desert tortoises until they're almost full grown!

    I guess I never thought that far in advance. What if I have a male and female. What about breeding and nesting. I'm gonna have to get into research mode. I hope there's stuff on the 'net about it.

    Yvonne
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