identification

  1. nightoff

    Need ID for found tortoise

    A tortoise was found in my neighborhood and I would like to know what type it is so that it is fed and taken care of properly if the owner is not found. Please take a look and idea if you can. Thanks
  2. I

    New tortoise owner to be, can you ID ?

    Hi everyone, I’m rehoming a tortoise and so i can do my research can you help ID this tortoise. I know it’s beak is over grown.
  3. L

    Species Identification

    Hello all! I am currently poised to inherit my grandfather's tortoise and want to ensure that I know his species and proper care before I take him in. I have attached images below. Unfortunately I know very little about his care... all that I know is that the tortoise is, at the very least, 60...
  4. Speedy and Pokey TheTorts

    Can I sex my tortoises?

    Hi I have two marginated tortoises, they are both 3 years old and about 5-6 inches long. Can I sex them? If so here are some pics. Thanks!
  5. A

    Tortoise Identification Help

    I recently found a tortoise, but I’m unsure about what exact species it is. I would appreciate anyone’s help in identifying it, so I can then figure out what diet is best to feed my new pet. Thank you!
  6. H

    Help identifying tortoise

    Hi everyone- I found this tortoise in my yard. Can you help me identify what species it is? from my online research I think it's a sulcata? its pretty small (8 inches long) so most likely a baby?
  7. D

    ID and healthcheck for adoptees please

    Hi! Adopted this male & female pair last week (I was told they are Hermanns). Previous owner only fed them lettuce. He’s had them for 2 years and says they’re 4 years old. They get a along very well (I know I know) and have been trying to mate. Both are active with healthy behavior. It’s hot...
  8. C

    Identification help

    Can anybody kind enough please help identify my 5 tortoises. Last week one of the males went to the vets about a prolapse and had an operation and he thinks he could be Egyptian but I think they are too dark, they are all 5years old
  9. EddieAndHannah

    Is this shepherds purse?

    Is this shepherds purse? I used the google plant identification and it says it is but I know it’s not always right and I don’t wanna risk it, I’m absolutely horrible at identifying plants so I’m asking here ? it’s just a piece of it as I’ve already cut all the leaves and washed it. I also think...
  10. M

    Identification please

    Hi All, As a child I had a mature Horsfield tortoise and always wanted a pet tortoise with my kids. I love them, but confess to being a novice. Completely out of the blue and with no prior warning my farther-in-law bought his grandchildren a tortoise for Christmas. He doesn’t know the...
  11. J

    HELP WHAT TORTOISE DO I HAVE?!

    Recently got these guys but am unsure as to what type of tortoises they are. Want to get the care right so need advice on temps etc asap. Thanks!
  12. laciem23

    weed identification

    Anyone know what kind of weed this is? I live in south Florida.
  13. G

    Can my sulcata groot eat these??

    These Cactus grow on my property in Colorado. If I were to de-spike this cactus, can my sulcata eat it?? On a for sure pesticides free land, would just hate to kill them if they can be of a better use.
  14. Jarvis

    Tortoise Identification Help

    Hello, This is Horace. He's about 45 years old and he's been in the family for all of this time, but, we've never known what type of tortoise he is. We've looked at lots of pictures but none have looked very similar to Horace. We were just wondering if anyone can help us identifying him? Thank...
  15. Ubercat

    Can you identify my subspecies?

  16. Y

    Tortoise Identification!

    Hello! A tortoise has been passed down from a few family and friends because no one wanted to take care of this tortoise. I have never had a tortoise before but I plan on staying committed in giving this little guy all it needs! I was wondering if anyone recognizes the breed and gender?
  17. MomoDontKnow

    Can anyone help identify this for me?

    So long story short, I'm being told this is a real Brazilian red foot (aka the Cherry head). However based on the coloring of the plastron it really makes me think that it's the Northern red foot, however I'm being assured that this is truly a Brazilian red foot. Are there any sure fire signs...
  18. Hammer

    Identification Help

    Hi! I have been an owner for 19 years but recently found this forum :) I have one red eared slider; however, I couldn't figure out the species of the other one. She is 19 years old, omnivorous and can digest food without water. Also I realized that she is more intelligent than her red eared...
  19. h28putte

    What species is my tortoise/turtle? How do I care for her??

    Hello. I'm new here, and was hoping I could get some help with identifying the species of my turtle/tortoise! Sorry for the long post ahead, however, I really need help!! My tortoise/turtle is about 10 years old. The pet store was unsure of her species, however, I am guessing she's either a...
  20. iceysea

    Tortoise found, What species of tortoise is this?

    Hello! I'm a new tortoise owner, but I cannot figure out what species he/she is (my family is assuming female after doing some research but we can't be sure). My parents found a small tortoise outside while walking the dog two days ago and we are assuming she is an Egyptian tortoise. She's...
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