Help, what species?!?

Cicitina

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I was given all information on Hermanns tortoises along with my little guy. After a couple weeks and reading on only Hermanns I’m just realizing now he is not a Hermanns! Is he marginated or greek?!? And how old would you estimate? (Please note I have child size hands)

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I was given all information on Hermanns tortoises along with my little guy. After a couple weeks and reading on only Hermanns I’m just realizing now he is not a Hermanns! Is he marginated or greek?!? And how old would you estimate? (Please note I have child size hands)
No way for us to know the age.

Care and diet for greeks, hermanni and marginated is the same:

Can you post plastron shots for us?
 

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It would help us to help you if we can see the bottom of the tortoise (plastron).

I'll send an alert to @HermanniChris
 

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I was given all information on Hermanns tortoises along with my little guy. After a couple weeks and reading on only Hermanns I’m just realizing now he is not a Hermanns! Is he marginated or greek?!? And how old would you estimate? (Please note I have child size hands)

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It looks like a young hermanns tortoise to me.
 

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No way for us to know the age.

Care and diet for greeks, hermanni and marginated is the same:

Can you post plastron shots for us?

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I was thinking marginated as well- but i didn't want to post because greeks, hermanns, and marginateds look pretty similar as babies and I wouldn't want to make a misguiding wrong guess. But i'd say it does look most like a marginated.
 

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By the guide posted by Yvonne it looks like a marginated. Interesting article. Very cute no matter which!
 

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I was thinking marginated as well- but i didn't want to post because greeks, hermanns, and marginateds look pretty similar as babies and I wouldn't want to make a misguiding wrong guess. But i'd say it does look most like a marginated.

Probably why I was sold it as a Hermanns
 

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