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Toretto

Discussion in 'Sulcata tortoises' started by EllieMay, Sep 8, 2018.

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  1. EllieMay

    EllieMay Well-Known Member

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    Meet my new family member! Weighing in at 4lbs10oz / 2,102 grams... measuring plastron at 21 cm’s... hatched in May 2016.. Sex unknown but calling it she.. very outgoing personality, aberrant scutes... IMG_8671.jpg IMG_8685.jpg IMG_8686.jpg IMG_8675.jpg
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    Very pretty tortoise! Congrats!!!
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    Looking great there! Congrats!
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    EllieMay Well-Known Member

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    So the kids want to know if it’s a boy or a girl.. I keep telling them it’s too early to tell.. what do YOU think????
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    Purely from that picture I’m leaning towards female. But I am still learning.
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    Me too, I think ! She has been called a female for a while by her previous owner but my son wants her to be a boy:) doesn’t really matter to me:)
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    I think Toretto really liked the outdoor area. Seems like country life is going to suit her just fine. She explored all her area and grazed the whole time.

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    Breakfast time! She’s got a nice mixture of greens, some yard grass, flukers , and salad topping with a little calcium:)

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    Cool! How did you get Toretto?
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    I saw a post from a lady that needed to rehome her and it really touched my heart. :)
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    So you already startin your sanctuary? She is very pretty!
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    Lmao!! NO WAY.. I’m definitely not ready for that... this was just a special scenario... Thanks!
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    Love her inside enclosure.
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    I hate to say it. But that is how it starts.
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    Hahaha Ellie is doomed! Next week: ‘’I adopted a herd of sudan sully’s’’
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    Lol. That would be quite a site.
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    Awe! She is adorable and reminds me of Tibby. Congrats on adding another.
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    Her previous owner had that built so we hauled a trailer, did-assembled & re-assembled... I like that Toretto did not loose everything familiar to her!
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    Thank you!! So what do y’all think... male or female? Still too early maybe... I think she looks female but I guess I’m hoping I’m wrong:)
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    I think she is too young. Another thread was talking about size of spurs and according to that, she would be male. I think it said, same size spurs mean male, one big and one small, female. I looked at Tibby’s and she looks male according to that thought. This is just what one vet told someone. We have just been curious about its validity. I’m undecided on whether I want Tibby to be a male or female. She looks girlie to me but I think I’m just crazy.

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