Sex This Manouria?

Tom

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I'm not familiar enough with this species to call this one with any certainty. The anal scutes tell me no tale. Tail is medium, not short, not long. No concavity to the plastron. I'm guessing female, but I'd like someone with more Manouria experience to confirm. This Mee tortoise is about 10 years old.
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These are hard to distinguish unless you have male/female side by side. First, look at the gular - the female is on the left:

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There's hardly any difference in the length of the tail, and my young male's plastron isn't concave:

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But seeing them side by side, you can tell the female on the left by her different shaped gular and her anal scutes point straight back where his are more spread apart:

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I would guess male, male, female
 
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