Male or female?

jb7940

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I have a tortoise that I thought was a male. However, I introduced another male, Diesel, to it, and Diesel humped it and it didn’t try to get away. It just wiggled its butt and stayed there. It’s shell is not concave, and it has lots of female features. It flashed me, but I have heard that they can flash you and then lay eggs later on. I just need to figure out what I have. 41CF795A-936D-45B8-BBE2-07687CDF18A0.jpeg 41CF795A-936D-45B8-BBE2-07687CDF18A0.jpeg ECDABBF9-6202-4433-B381-DA3D2DBAB071.jpeg FCF6716D-A8B9-4F92-A521-886628B96F58.jpeg 7847F1E6-9A44-402B-8F5F-896B57D73337.jpeg 6D5B0E57-971B-4BF0-861C-C23E4285AF35.png
 

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I have a tortoise that I thought was a male. However, I introduced another male, Diesel, to it, and Diesel humped it and it didn’t try to get away. It just wiggled its butt and stayed there. It’s shell is not concave, and it has lots of female features. It flashed me, but I have heard that they can flash you and then lay eggs later on. I just need to figure out what I have. View attachment 310685 View attachment 310685 View attachment 310686 View attachment 310687 View attachment 310688 View attachment 310689
It's a boy.
 

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I have a tortoise that I thought was a male. However, I introduced another male, Diesel, to it, and Diesel humped it and it didn’t try to get away. It just wiggled its butt and stayed there. It’s shell is not concave, and it has lots of female features. It flashed me, but I have heard that they can flash you and then lay eggs later on. I just need to figure out what I have. View attachment 310685 View attachment 310685 View attachment 310686 View attachment 310687 View attachment 310688 View attachment 310689
Are all the photos the same tortoise? It is hard for me to be sure when scrolling up and down, so figured I would just ask if they are all pix of the same tortoise or not.

The tortoise in that last photo is NOT going to lay any eggs. It is a definite male as Toddrickfl1 said.
 

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I think this is a male that has been living with an aggressive dominant male and because of this his male characteristics have not developed.
 

jb7940

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Are all the photos the same tortoise? It is hard for me to be sure when scrolling up and down, so figured I would just ask if they are all pix of the same tortoise or not.

The tortoise in that last photo is NOT going to lay any eggs. It is a definite male as Toddrickfl1 said.
Yes the same tortoise
 
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