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Post Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:54 pm   Turtle Gender Determination

Hello,

We have a Rio Grande Cooter and a Mexican Ornate Slider. We do not know the gender and were hoping someone here could help us!

Cooter.jpg
Here is the Cooter
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Slider.jpg
Here is the slider
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Any help is appreciated!

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2020 1:21 am   Re: Turtle Gender Determination

Early guess is Cooter is female, Slider is male.
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Post Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:35 am   Re: Turtle Gender Determination

I would say that both of them looks female. Will need more pictures to confirm.
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Post Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 9:55 am   Re: Turtle Gender Determination

@hyzhenry what are the exact features that need to be seen to make a determination?
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Post Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:22 am   Re: Turtle Gender Determination

tail size, shell shape, plastron curvature, claw length
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