trouble telling the sex of my herman tortoises

by tom samotyj
(somerset)

 roxy 2 years old

roxy 2 years old

 roxy 2 years old verne 3.5 years old

hi there,

im having trouble like most people do telling the sex of my 2 herman tortoises. im interested in knowing because im worried they may fight if both are male when they come to a more mature age, also because i like to know if my pets are a he or a she. ive surfed the net to find answers but everybody seems a little vague. ive enclosed sum pictures of their undersides to see if you can help me resolve my problem. the smaller tortoise (roxy) is 2 years old and approx 2.5 inches in diameter. the larger tortoise (verne) is 3.5 years old and has a shell of approx 5 inches in diameter. hope you can help me

many thanks
tom samotyj

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Sep 11, 2010
sexing a hermanns tortoise
by: Anonymous

Soime pretty good rules on are on this site.
http://www.totallytortoise.com/sexing-a-tortoise.html

I think mahybe your tortoise is too young to sex right now.

But amybe someone esle can tell you from yoru pohtos.

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