What type of tortoise?

dmmj

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It looks like an old leopard. How big is it?
 

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Can you post a photo of the plastron? It appears to be a Testudo graeca (Greek Tortoise), but a belly shot will confirm. The Greeks have random black spotting on their plastron.
 
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Testudo graeca for certain, most likely Testudo graeca marokkensis.
 

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Can anyone tell us what type of tortoise we have? He is about 20 cm long and is at least 50 years old. Thank you


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I don’t know if anyone can help, but we have two tortoises that look like the same species, but we are not sure. one of them is a lot smaller than the other, but both we found at similar times, about 50 years ago. is there a reason he is so much smaller? He eats quite a bit
 

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If they are living together as a pair, that could be one explanation for why one is smaller. Could be different sexes or different species too.
 
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