cherry head

dwright27

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I'm starting to think that my RF that was sold to me as a Cherry-head isn't actually a cherry-head lol... now that I've had him for a couple of years his head is nowhere near as red as it used to be. He's still adorable, I just need to keep in mind that he might get bigger than anticipated. (Sorry, didn't see the need to make a new thread lol)
 

AnimalLady

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I'm starting to think that my RF that was sold to me as a Cherry-head isn't actually a cherry-head lol... now that I've had him for a couple of years his head is nowhere near as red as it used to be. He's still adorable, I just need to keep in mind that he might get bigger than anticipated. (Sorry, didn't see the need to make a new thread lol)
My cherry head isnt "red headed" at all, in fact, he's more of a "Salmon" coloring.

What will identify a Cherryhead from the rest is the spur on their arms. There is an enlarged leg spur on the inside of their arms.. as well as their plastron. I believe the cherryheads have more of a "marbled" plastron :)

Check out this post by Jeff, he really knows his cherries! :D
http://www.tortoiseforum.org/threads/tell-tell-signs-of-a-cherry-head.71351/
 
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