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CDT gender?

Discussion in 'North American Tortoises (genus Gopherus)' started by ChristyK1975, Jul 10, 2019.

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  1. ChristyK1975

    ChristyK1975 New Member

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    Can anyone tell what gender my tortoise is? We think it is female.

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

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    That's a male, for sure: chin glands, fighting-length gular
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    dmmj The member formerly known as captain awesome Moderator 10 Year Member!

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    I gotta agree, male. Concave plastron, gular
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    Are females usually more or less active? I know mine likes to dig. Length is 12" width 10" bottom of shell basically flat.
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    I don't see any difference between the two.
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