Sub species help please

hotrodmum57

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Hey everyone could someone let me know what sub species of spur thigh please She was born August 2018 Sorry the plastron is blurry it also looks like there are darker areas but her plastron is all yellow.

I have been a lurker for quite some time.

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It looks to be a possible mix but clearer, additional photos are needed to make a better assessment.
 

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Hope these are ok to try and find out the sub species of Zag. @HermanniChris or anyone who knows please help thank you in advance and if you need a picture in particular please let me know.
 

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Hey everyone could I get an opinion on my tortoise subspecies please. Hope The photos show all that is needed thanks in advance.

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Let's see if @HermanniChris has some words of wisdom for you. It may be an intergrade???
Is the a reason nobody wishes to have a guess on know what she may be?
I have read many times about care being tailored to species/subspecies but how can I do think is without finding out what she is?
Maybe someone can refer to a website or something to find out please.
 

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I'll make my guess, but @HermanniChris will be much more definitive.

I beleve you have a young, male Egyptian Tortoise. Probably about 3 years old now. Their plastron markings do fade with some age. No spurs on thigh, no terminal tail claw. The shape of the plastral scutes looks Egyptian to me. Testudo kleinmanni
 

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I'll make my guess, but @HermanniChris will be much more definitive.

I beleve you have a young, male Egyptian Tortoise. Probably about 3 years old now. Their plastron markings do fade with some age. No spurs on thigh, no terminal tail claw. The shape of the plastral scutes looks Egyptian to me. Testudo kleinmanni
Interesting it is 14 months and has always had a yellow plastron as far as I'm aware.
 

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This is interesting and the little tortoise is very beautiful! Stick around here - the right answer often takes time and input from more than one expert!
 

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