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I need help identifying my tortoise

Discussion in 'Greek tortoises' started by HeidiH, Feb 24, 2018.

  1. HeidiH

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    Hi everyone!
    We got our first tortoise a week ago, and she’s not a greek tortoise as the previous owner thought. I’m just a beginner with these so can anyone help me please?
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    Yes, she's a Greek. See those two little white bumps on her back legs in the second picture? That's why a Greek tortoise is called a 'spur thigh'. She has a 'spur' on the back of each thigh.
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    She definitely looks like a Greek. Though the plastron markings look like those of a Hermann tortoise. @HermanniChris could probably identify her better.
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    You have a Greek tortoise absolutely no doubt about it.
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