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One of my Aldabs

Discussion in 'Aldabra tortoises' started by Yvonne G, May 31, 2010.

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  1. Yvonne G

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

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    This is So, The Smaller One, who is now bigger than Bo. They're 10 years old this year and turns out they're both male.

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    I have a friend that has 2 big Aldabs. I'll find out one is a female. Doesn't it take Aldabs 15 years to mature?
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    Yvonne G Old Timer TFO Admin 10 Year Member! Platinum Tortoise Club

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    In my case, it was about 9 years. But I think its more size than age. Bo showed me his stuff last year and So just a couple weeks ago. They're both a little over 100lbs, so I would say that the males are probably sexually mature right at around 100lbs. It takes the females longer.
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    Well, I know pyramiding isn't good for their health, but some species actually do look like artists' sculptures with their peaks and slopes.

    Like So. ;)
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    wow...so big..so strong..
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    wow wWOWOWOWOW...SOOo COOL! .... Yvonne...those big guys are amazing!.. What a sight !
    Thanks for the pics!

    JD~:)
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    He is so fat and chubby Yvonne. They always looks so calm. Kind of makes a Sulcata look small doesn't it? :D Is this one still considered a baby or not?
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    Well, maybe not quite a "baby" but still pretty young at only 10 years.
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    He's still a baby! look at him ;)
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    He is young and has grown fast for his age. Good luck.
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    WOW... just wow .
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    beautiful picture. beautiful young man.

    thanks for sharing!

    teri
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