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Looking for mature male leopard tortoise

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by Razorback tortoise, Oct 10, 2018.

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  1. Razorback tortoise

    Razorback tortoise New Member

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    Any mature males ?
    My female is 7.5 y.o...17" long and weighs a ton.
    My male bought the same day from a different breeder is only 10" long @ 10 .lbs.

    He got out of the pen and scurried off 5 days ago...

    He tried for 2 straight summers to breed with her.....tirelessly. But I dont think it ever happened.
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    Females are usually larger then males. My males are just a little larger then yours and one female was around the size of yours, maybe a bit larger. They were able too breed and had many eggs and a few babies. It should be possible for them too breed. Otherwise you need to try and find a large male and most of them on here seem to run along the same size as yours give or take a few inches and pounds. Good luck
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    wellington Well-Known Member Moderator 5 Year Member Tortoise Club

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    Btw, keep looking for the male that got away. Call local vets, animal rescues and put up flyers. Be sure to inform neighbors too.
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    And post on your neighborhoods The Facebook account. That’ll cover many folks in your area.
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